NavadhanyaSundal/9 Bean Sundal

NavadhanyaSundal/9 Bean Sundal

If you are trying to eat healthy then, you can have this recipe without any doubts. It’s also low in calories.


  • Navathaniyam or 9 mixed legumes 1 cup
  • (Mixed pack is available in stores)
  • Grind the items listed below coarsely
  • Coconut shredded 1/4 cup
  • Ginger 1” piece
  • Red chillies 2
  • Coriander seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Jeera 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves little
  • Asafoetida 1/4 tsp


Wash the beans and soak them in water for 6 hours or overnight.

Cook in a pressure cooker with water and salt for 3 whistles. When cools, strain and keep the cooked beans aside.

Heat coconut oil in a deep pan over medium flame and add mustard seeds. When it splutters add the ground masala. Stir for a minute.

Add the beans to it and toss.

Remove from heat and serve.


This dish offers a variety of nutrients like iron, calcium, zinc, phosphorous, magnesium, folate and anti-oxidants. Consumption of legumes provides various health benefits from strengthening the bones to aiding the digestion to protecting the heart from many diseases.

Recipe contributed by Kauvery well-wisher Mrs. Lavanya Mukil
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