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Pasi Paruppu Sundal Recipe - Moong Dal Sundal

How to Make Moong Dal Sundal Recipe with step by step photos and video. Healthy South Indian seasoned lentils.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: authentic, Indian Snacks, South Indian Food, traditional food for festivals
Servings: 2
Calories: 278kcal


  • 1/2 cup Moong Dal
  • 3-4 tbsp Grated Fresh Coconut
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 units Dried Red Chillies
  • 1 Sprig Curry Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • A pinch of Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of Hing


  • Dry roast the moong dal for 2-3 minutes or until light golden color and set aside.
  • Boil 4 cups of water in a vessel. Add the roasted moong dal and mix.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt and cook till the lentils are soft and cooked. Do not overcook. The moong dal shouldn't be mushy.
  • Drain the lentils and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan for seasoning.
  • Add mustard seeds and urad dal and let them splutter.
  • Add broken red chillies, curry leaves and hing and saute for a couple of seconds.
  • Then add the cooked moong dal and saute for a minute.
  • Add coconut and combine well. Adjust salt if needed.
  • Turn off the heat and serve hot!



Do not overcook moong dal.


Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 690mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 362IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 4mg