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Garbanzo Beans Sundal

A delicious sundal/legume stir-fry prepared with garbanzo beans / Vellai Kondakadalai as we say in Tamil spiced up with coriander and red chili powder.
Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time1 hr
Soaking Time8 hrs
Total Time9 hrs
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: garbanzo beans sundal, navratri sundal recipes
Servings: 6
Calories: 86kcal
Author: Srividhya G



  • Soak the garbanzo beans overnight and pressure cook it for up to 2 whistles and drain the water.
  • Heat the kadai and add oil.
  • Once the oil is hot add mustard seeds, urad dal, hing, curry leaves and split red chilies.
  • When they start to splutter, then add the cooked beans.
  • Followed by the salt, coriander and red chili powder.
  • Mix well and cook until the water evaporates.
  • Now add the grated coconut and mix well.
  • That's all the garbanzo beans sundal is ready.


  • You can also use canned beans. In that case, adjust the salt level as the canned beans are high in sodium content.
  • Also, adjust the salt and spice as per your preference.


Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 410mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 50.5mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.4mg