Beach Side Masala Peanuts – Spicy Boiled Peanuts – Beach Style Masala Sundal

After writing about street foods from Banaras and Pune, I am back to my hometown, Chennai. Chennai, the first place I want to go when I go back home is to the beach. Getting my feet wet in the mild

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Sundal Varieties for Navarathri Festival

Navarathri and Sundal goes hand in hand and the festival is incomplete without sundal. Every evening, after we light the lamps, any one kind of sundal is offered as neivedhiyam. There are days when I get bored of making sundal

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Karamani Vellam Sundal/ Karamani Sweet Sundal/ Cowpeas Sweet Sundal

11th Oct, 2013 This is my most favorite sundal among all the sundal varieties. As a kid, I used to wait for the day my mother or grandmother would make this sundal for me. Last year, for Navarathri I almost

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Pachai Payaru Sundal (salt version)/Whole Moong dal Sundal/Muzhu Payaru Sundal

As much as I want to include lot of whole grains in my everyday cooking, I am unable to do so in regular basis. Navarathri is one occasion that every house hold in Tamil Nadu might get their whole year’s

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Kondai Kadalai Sundal/Chick peas Sundal

20th Oct, 2012 Check out my other NAVARATHRI RECIPES HERE Navarathri is fully underway and everyone is happy munching on sundals and enjoying the golu. Kondai kadalai sundal or vella kadalai sundal is one sundal that is a crowd pleaser.

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Pachai Payaru Sweet sundal/Whole moong dal sweet sundal

14th Oct, 2012 This is my second Sundal recipe for Navarathri. Since the first recipe, Moong dal sundal, was a savory version, I thought I would do a sweet sundal. Whole moong dal is very nutritious and making this as

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Payatham paruppu Sundal/Moong dal Sundal/Split green gram dal sundal

13Oct, 2012 Navarthri is around the corner and this is the time when there is no shortage of protein in any kitchen. I love navarathri and having people over for golu. It is that time of the year when we

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