Wednesday, August 24, 2011
prasadam-------Kaddale Ogarne ( Sundal)
My mother celebrate more or less all the festivals and same way i too like to do that and try to do at least half of what my mother do.
Any pooja or function or any special occasion means lots of sweets and prasadam.Prasadam is a food which is prepared without anyone touched and tasted and offered to god.this special food is then distributed to people as prasadam as a mark of the end of the pooja and to give gods blessings to everybody in the form of prasadam.
One of the special and sacred offering which is commonly we do for god is sundal.This can be prepared with many things here i am sharing Chickpeas(chana) sundal.
1 cup Kabuli Chana(chickpeas)
5-6 green chilies cut into half split
1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
2" ginger(optional) grated
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad dal
1 tsp chana dal
10 curry leaves cut into pieces
2 red chilies broken into pieces
pinch of hing(asafoetida)
Next day pressure cook this chickpeas adding little water,salt and jaggary.
Finally add cooked chickpeas,remaining salt and stir it properly.
Let is simmer for 2 minutes and switch off the flame.