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Red Chori Sundal | Adzuki Beans Sundal

Red Chori Sundal or Adzuki Beans Sundal is a healthy sundal recipe made as a neivedyam for Navrati. They can also be enjoyed as a evening snack.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Soak time4 hrs
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Madhavi


  • pressure cooker or instant pot


  • 1 cup red chori /adzuki beans
  • 2 green chili, slit
  • 2 tbsp fresh coconut, grated
  • 3 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • pinch of hing (asafoetida)
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • salt to taste
  • lemon juice to taste
  • 1 tbsp of finely chopped coriander leaves


  • Soak the red chori in plenty of  water for 4 hrs. After they are soaked, add half tsp of salt and pressure cook the red chori  till soft but still holding its shape. Drain the water from the red chori. (do not discard the water, can be used in sambar)
  • In a pan heat the oil, and add the mustard seeds. When the mustard starts popping, add  chana dal, cumin seeds, dry red chilly ,curry leaves and the green chilly. Fry for few seconds, then add the hing.
  • Add the boiled red chori, coriander powder, fresh coconut, salt to taste and lemon juice. Gently toss and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Turn off the stove and add garnish with chopped coriander leaves