Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Mochai (Field Bean) Sundal / மொச்சை சுண்டல்

This is a very healthy evening snack. The spice level of the sundal can be adjusted accordingly. Serve with a cup of tea or coffee.

Ingredients :

1. Mochai /Field Bean (Fresh/Frozen) - 1 Cup 
2. Sambar Powder - 1.5 tsp or Adjust to your taste
3. Mustard - 1 tsp
4. Curry Leaves - A Few
5. Oil - 4 tsp
6. Salt - Needed Qty


Procedure :

1. Cook mochai(Field Bean) in a pressure cooker with a little quantity of salt for one whistle.

2. Drain water and keep aside.

3. In a pan, heat oil. Splutter mustard. Add mochai, sambar powder and needed salt. Mix well.

4. Medium the flame, let the contents cook for 10 minutes (or till the raw smell of sambar powder is gone). Stir the contents occasionally.

5. Add curry leaves. Switch off the stove.

6. Serve with a cup of coffee.

Note :
If you wish, you can saute finely chopped onion, before adding mochai, sambar powder and salt in STEP 3.

Check the other sundal varieties :-

Pattani (Peas) Sundal :

Cooked Peas seasoned with mustard, red chilly and curry leaves.


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

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


Cooked Chickpeas seasoned with mustard, red chilly and curry leaves and flavoured with coconut.


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


Cooked field bean flavoured with onion and red chilly.


Cooked whole green moong seasoned with mustard, red chilly and curry leaves and flavoured with coconut.

7 comments:

DivyaGCP said...

Delicious and healthy Sundal!!

Priya R said...

delicious and healthy too

Priya
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Vimitha Anand said...

Healthy salad

kitchen queen said...

lovely and tasty sundal.

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

that is so healthy and yummy!!!
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divya said...

yumy n healthy...

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Yummy and healthy sundal.

Today's recipe:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.com/2012/10/roasted-chicken-drumsticks-tandoori.html