How to make Green Gram Sundal -

Cooked whole moong tempered with red chillies, green chillies, hing, curry leaves, urad dal and garnished with coconut.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Whole Green Gram, Fresh Coconut (ताज़ा नारियल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Green Gram Sundal

Green Gram Sundal Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Green Gram Sundal Recipe

  • Whole Green Gram soaked 1/2 cup

  • Fresh Coconut 2-3 tablespoons

  • Dried red chilli 1

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Curry leaves 8-10

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 3/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Drain and pressure cook moong with 1 cup water and salt for 1-2 whistles. Heat oil in a non stick pan.

Step 2

Chop red chilli and remove seeds. Chop green chillies and curry leaves.

Step 3

Add asafoetida, urad dal and mustard seedsto the pan and saute till dal turns a light brown. Add red chilli and curry leaves.

Step 4

Drain moong and add to the pan. Add green chillies and mix well.

Step 5

Add salt and coconut and mix. Cook till dry. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.