Friday, October 8, 2010

Golu @ My Friend's Place and Chickpeas Sundal

During Navaratri festival Shakti (Devi) is workshipped for nine days and Golu is kept in houses to celebrate the Navaratri. Sundal or Sweet is prepared in home and given as prasadam.We don't keep Golu in our house. My friend Nivi Karthik celebrate Navaratri every year at her home and below is her Golu picture.



As, today is the first day of Navaratri and I'm here with a simple sundal recipe.

Ingredients :

1. Chickpeas - 1 cup (Soaked and cooked with salt)
2. Oil - 1 tsp
3. Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
4. Urad Dhal - 1/2 tsp
5. Red Chilly - 2 / Green chilly 2
6. Curry leaves - A few
7. Coconut - 1 tbs




Procedure :

1. Heat oil and splutter mustard. Add urad dhal, curry leaves and chilly. Fry for a minute.

2. Add the cooked chickpeas. Mix well.

3. Switch off the stove and then add coconut.

4. Serve immediately or later.


Check the other sundal varieties :-

Pattani (Peas) Sundal :
Cooked Peas seasoned with mustard, red chilly and curry leaves.

Karamani Sweet Sundal
Cooked Black eyed bean (Karamani) simmered in jaggery and flavoured with coconut.


Karamani Sundal
Cooked Karamani seasoned with mustard, red chilly and curry leaves.

Spicy Chickpea
Cooked Chickpeas, carrot and bell pepper flavoured with ginger-garlic paste and garam masala.

Hot'N'Sour Mochai/Kara Mochai
Cooked field bean flavoured with onion and red chilly.

Who tried this recipe?
1. Priya Satheesh
2. Sharanya

20 comments:

Amritha Kalyani said...

Yummy sundal and golu looks very nice... thanks for sharing:-)

Priya (elaichii) said...

Miss having Golu at home! Just returned seeing golu @ my friends place! Sundal looks great!

Kiran said...

Nice Golu of Deities.

Kairali sisters said...

Beautiful post Nithu..Happy navartri wishes to u...

Nitha said...

Wonderful Golu... lovely post..

GEETHA ACHAL said...

அருமை....

ஜெய்லானி said...

வெள்ளை சுண்டல்ல்ல்ல்ல்ல்ல்ல்...!!

ஜெய்லானி said...

ஏங்க இந்த கொலவெறி...? வேர்ட் வெரிஃபிகேஷன் .அதுக்க அப்புரம் அப்ரூவல ..!!

Chitra said...

Everything looks nice.

Sayantani said...

pardon my limited knowledge but what is Golu? is it the decoration around God that we do before offering our prayers and puja?
this sundal looks amazing Nithu.

Santosh Bangar said...

tastu and healthy sundal

Biny Anoop said...

Happy Navratri.... a yummy quick fix recipe......

Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Golu looks good and nice sundal

Madhura Manoj said...

Beautifully decorated.chick peas sundl is one of my fav...

swapna said...

Nice Golu... and perfect sundal!!

Priya said...

Beautiful decorated golu..My fav and great looking sundal..

Gayu said...

Nice Golu and Yummy sundal.

Gayu
http://ensamayalarangam.blogspot.com

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious chickpeas

Krishnaveni said...

golu looks divine, sundal is my fav, Happy navarathiri to you and your family

Jaleela Kamal said...

கொலு படமும், சுண்டலும் அருமை