Here is a wacky dish that is a fusion between South Indian flavors and the rustic charm of chaat. Check out this recipe for a quick evening time snack that makes you crave for more!


Kadalai paruppu —               1 cup

Fresh Coconut —                    2 tbsp

Green chili—                             1

Raw mango cubes—                3 tbsp

Mustard seeds—                     ½ tsp

Asafetida—                              ½ tsp

Chaat powder—                      ½ tsp

Lemon juice—                        1 tbsp

Salt—                                       ¾ tsp

Oil—                                        1 tbsp

Chopped coriander leaves—   2 tbsp

Few curry leaves.


Wash and cook the kadalai paruppu in a pressure cooker. Heat oil in a pan ,add the mustard seeds, when they splutter add the green chilli and stir. Add the curry leaves and coconut and sauté for a minute. Now add the cooked kadalai paruppu, to this add asafetida, chaat powder and salt .Mix everything together well and sauté for two minutes. Put off the heat. Add the raw mango, lemon juice and coriander leaves, mix well, your sundal is ready.

Sprinkle a little tamarind sweet chutney, green chutney, boodhi and sev and turn this simple sundal into a kadalai paruppu chaat.

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