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Kondakadalai Sundal - chickpeas sundal

Chickpeas Sundal / Kondakadalai Sundal

A quick and healthy snack made with chickpeas!
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword snack
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Priya Shiva


  • Chickpeas - 1 cup
  • Dry Red chillies - 2
  • Green chillies - 2 chopped
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable Oil - 2 tsp
  • Asafoetida/hing - 1/8 tsp


  1. Soak chickpeas overnight in some water or for minimum 8 hours. Drain the water and pressure cook chickpeas with 2 cups of water till they are cooked and soft. Drain the water in a bowl. You can drink this water or use it in any soup.

  2. Add oil in a frying pan and when its warm, add mustard seeds and a pinch of asafoetida. When mustard seeds crackle, add curry leaves, green chillies and red chillies. Saute!

  3. Now add cooked chickpeas, turmeric powder and salt and mix it well.

  4. Remove from the flame and add fresh grated coconut and mix well.