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Karamani Sundal - Lobia Sundal

Shaheen Ali
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Karamani Sundal - Lobia Sundal RECIPE

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.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • South Indian
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Appetizers
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1.5 cup lobia / black eyed beans
  2. 2 tbsp oil
  3. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  4. 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  5. 2 dry red chilies
  6. 1-2 sprig curry leaves
  7. 2 pinch asafoetida/ hing
  8. 4-5 tbsp freshly grated coconut
  9. Salt to taste


  1. Soak karamani overnight and then pressure cook it till cooked.
  2. Collect the boiled karamani in a bowl and discard the water.
  3. Heat oil in a wok and mustard seeds, dry red chilies, asafoetida and curry leaves and wait till they crackle.
  4. Now add grated coconut and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  5. Add boiled karamani, mix and fry till the moisture evaporates.
  6. Add in some roasted cumin powder and salt. Mix well till everything incorporates well and saute till you start getting a nice aroma.
  7. Turn off the heat and serve karamani sundal in bowls as an offering to God or even as an everyday snack.

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Suman Yadav
Suman Yadav   May-02-2017

looks so good

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