An easy and delicious stir fried dish made with almost all kinds of legumes with Southern flavors comes from South India and is commonly made during festivals as an offering to God. Sundal is typically made with Black Chickpeas , Rajma, Lobia, Green Peas and even Peanuts. Boiled legumes sauteed with mustard, curry leaves, asafoetida and grated coconut is a healthy snack with is made in entire South India.
Karamani aka Lobia in Hindi and Black Eyed Peas in English is another favorite legume for making Sundal. Navratri is on and the entire South India celebrates it with zeal and enthusiasm. Sundal is made at homes by ladies as an offering to God and also considered as a fasting food.