Karamani Sundal/Black eye peas/Cowpeas Sundal

Post No.153

Karamani Sundal is yet another famous sundal  made during Navaratri. Karamani /cow peas Sundal is a very healthy, filling and protein packed dish. Make this for this Navaratri and enjoy.


1 cup black eyed peas

½ cup grated coconut

Salt as needed

For tempering

1 tsp mustard seed

2 tsp urad dal

2 red chillis

1 sprig curry leaves

1 pinch of Asafoetida

2tsp oil


Soak the black eyed peas for six hours or over night. Drain the water and pressure cook the black eyed peas with salt till it is soft for 2-3 whistles.

Heat the oil in a pan , and add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds begin to splutter add urad dal, broken red chilli, curry leaves and  asafoetida and fry for a while.

Now add  the cooked  black eyed peas and mix well. Finally add grated coconut and mix well

The yummy black eyed peas sundal is ready for neivedhyam  or  for serving.

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