Saturday, September 6, 2008

RedCowPeas Masala Sundal/Thenga Maanga Payiru Sundal

Cow peas looks like beans, but they are smaller and brown to red in colour, with a great nutty flavour. It could be marble coloured, green or white too. The red and brown varieties are more common. Like other legumes, they are very rich in protein, totally trans fat and cholesterol free and other nutrients.This masala sundal tastes awesome, an excellent protein packed snacks for everyone.


1cup Red cow peas(dry)
1no onion
1no carrot
1tsp ginger chopped
4nos garlic pods
2no green chillies chopped
1/2tsp fennel seed powder
1tsp garam masala powder
2tsp coriander leaves
5nos curry leaves
1/4cup grated coconut
3tbsp grated mango
1/4tsp mustard seed n urad dal
1no dry red chilli
salt
Oil

Soak red cow peas in cold water for overnite...wash them thoroughly n cook them in pressure cooker with enough salt upto 2 hiss..put off the stove, drain the redcowpeas cooked water n keep aside, can prepare them as rasam..

Cut the onions finely, smash the garlic pods, grate the carrot, n keep everything aside..
Heat 2tsp of oil, add mustard seed, urad dal n red chilli let them splutter, add the chopped onion n cook a while, add the chopped green chillies, grated carrot,garam masala powder,fenne seed powder, ginger pieces,curry leaves as well as smashed garlic pods, cook everything in simmer until the spices n the veggies get well mixed...

Add the already cooked redcow peas to the veggies , stir it occasionally for a while, now add the grated coconut n grated mango to the peas, garnish with coriander leaves..

An Excellent Snacks for Everyone!!!!

3 comments:

Abhimuthu said... Reply To This Comment

Priya,
What is red cow peas in tamil? is it thattai payiru? want to try ur sundal.

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

hi abhi..red cow peas is karamani payiru..try n let me know..

KAPOOR REALTORS said... Reply To This Comment

what is red cow peas in punjabi