Sundaikai Channa sambar - Sundaikai chana Sambar - Turkey berry chickpeas sambar

Sundaikai is one of my favourite and my mum make tasty sambar with that. Everytime when I am India or when she is here she will do it. I thought it is lot of work to get it done and never tried before. This week I saw this in the market and decide to give it a try. This recipe is given to me by my mum. I did make adjustment to coconut (I reduced it)
Coriander seeds - 2 teaspoon
Mustard - 1 teaspoon

Urad Dhal - 1 1/2 teaspoon
Bengal gram dhal - 1 1/2 teaspoon
asafoetida a pinch
Red Dry Chillies -6
Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
Cocunut - 1 tablespoon
Small Onion - 10
Garlic - 2
Tomato - 1
1 string Curry Leaves
Sundaikai / Turkey Berry- 1/2 Cup
Cooked Channa - 1/4 Cup (Soak overnight and cook it using pressure cooker )
Thuar Dhal - 1/4 Cup (Cook it in pressure cooker together with 2 gloves of garlic)
Oil - 3 tablespoon
Fenugreek Seeds - 1/4 teaspoon


Chop Onion and Tomato thin long slices
Heat Kadai
Add 2 tablespoon of oil.
Add coriander seeds fry for 30 sec.
Add urad dhal / bengal dhal and fry till brown. Add Dry Chillies and fry for 2-3 mins
Add Cumin Seeds
Add Cocunut and fry for few mins
switch it off and let it cool
Transfer it to mixie and grind it well with water (the paste must be thick)
Heat the Kada and add oil
when oil is hot add mustard seeds when it started to splutter add curry leaves,fenugreek seeds and asafoetia, fry for 30 sec
Add Onion  and when it is cooked add Tomato.Fry till Tomato is soft
Add Sundaikai and fry for 2 mins tamarind water add water salt
Let it get cooked When Sundaikai is cooked add Cooked Channa
Next add masala paste
Add water if needed and it boil till good aroma comes
switch off and serve with cooked rice