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Madras Sundal

Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 cups


  • 2 cups dried green peas
  • 3 ┬álong carrots, grated
  • 2 green apples, grated
  • 1/2 cup dry unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp ┬ámustard seeds
  • 2 dry red chilly
  • 1 tbsp white lentil
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the dry green peas in water for 4 hours. Drain and add fresh water and cook in a pressure cooker or pan until done, about 30 minutes. Strain and set aside
  • Heat oil in a small saucepan. Once hot, add mustard seeds, dry red chilly, white lentil and asafoetida. Saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add the carrots and green apples. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add cooked the peas and saute
  • Finally add the coconut and salt.
  • Mix well to combine and serve