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Mochakottai Sundal | Val Beans Salad | Navratri Vrat Recipes

Mochakottai Sundal | Val Beans Salad | Navratri Vrat Recipes

How your Navratri Celebration is going?  Hope you are having fun, food and laughter.  Thanks to facebook I’m able to see beautiful Golu setup from other bloggers friends it’s a virtual treat indeed, I hope to see some Durga Pandal pictures too.   We don’t make sundal much, not during Navratri too which is very famous in down South (India).  Sundal is spiced up like Channa Chat recipe or famous Channa Jor Garam, there’s also few old hindi songs goes by same name. 
Mochakottai Recipe Sundal recipes
I hardly make sundal, it’s rare then once in a blue moon, but since it’s sundal everywhere in blogs now a days I wanted to eat some too.  One can make sundal of any beans like chickpeas, black chickpeas, peanuts etc and here am using mochakottai (mochai kottai) aka Val Beans which is delicious option to try. 
Mochai kottai Sundal Val Beans Salad recipe
Ingredients:
Mochakottai/Val Beans – 1 cup/150gms
Grated Coconut – 2 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Oil – 1 tsp
  For Tempering:
Hing/Asafoetida – a pinch
Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal – 1/4 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 1
Slit Green Chillies – 1
Minced Ginger – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
Mochakottai Sundal recipes
   Method:
1. Rinse and soak mochakottai/val beans for 5-6 hours or overnight. 
Mochakottai Val Beans
  ~ Mochai kottai double in size after soaking over night, you can see in the below picture the size of beans before and after soaking. 
Mochakottai Sundal Recipe1
2. Rinse again and pressure cook with enough water (around 3 cups) and salt for 4-5 whistles, once pressure is release drain water and keep boiled mochakottai aside.
Mochakottai Butter Beans recipe
3. In a pan or wok heat oil and add ingredients ‘for tempering’ in order.   Once mustard seeds splutters and urad dal gets light brown add boiled mochakotttai and give a good stir.
Mochakottai Val beans Sundal Butter Beans Recipe
4. Add grated coconut mix well (adjust salt if required) and fry for 2 minute, turn off flame.
Mochakottai Val beans butter beans sundal recipe
Our mochakottia.val beans sundal is ready.  A wonderful way to munch on these guilt free snacks.  We had with as always tea.
Butter Beans with coconut salad Mochakottai sundal
 Variations:
~ You can add 2 tbsp of fresh cilantro or mint.
~ Add little fresh crushed peppercorn for that extra spicy kick.  I add little pepper for DH and he liked it that way.
~ Fresh minched ginger adds good flavour so try not to skip it.
Mocha kottai Sundal recipe
Have a nice day ~~

32 comments:

  1. Yummy sundal....pass me that paper pack,looks yumm

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  2. One of my fav sundal is mochakottai...looks really well made Priti.

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  3. Healthy and delicious sundal,luks well boiled and perfect...lovely clicks.

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  4. Delicious healthy sundal. Plz pass me the bowl with tea.

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  5. sound so yummy, wish to have some of this.

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  6. wow lovely sundal. Looks yummy.

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  7. Yummy sundal Priti:-) totally agree with u this is a great guilt free snack!

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  8. Love this sundal very much, feel like having some..

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  9. Love how you presented it ~ delicious n flavorful it looks!
    USMasala

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  10. Luvly Presentataion dear,colourdul and yumm sundal.Super-delicious clicks.Fine recipe.What else? supergood in one word dear.Luv it.

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  11. Yummy healthy sundal...cute presentation..

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  12. Don't you just love this! I love the pictures Priti.

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  13. Oh that looks like a delicious snack :) Seem healthy and simple to make :)
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  14. Never made sundal with it!Love the click with paper cone...tempting!

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  15. Mochakottai sundal looks very tasty... i love this creamy bean.

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  16. Nice and healthy sundal !! well presented !!

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  18. Nice recipe and so healthy, love it...

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  19. Yummy one, liked the click with paper cone....looks delicious.

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  20. Hot cup of coffee and some sundal! What a heavenly combination :)

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  21. Makes for a filling & tasty snack :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  22. sundal looks grt...super combo...

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  23. I do not think I have ever had butter beans. but I had a similar version of Black Channa, and it was delicious. It would be a great snack with tea.
    Grow Light

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