Chickpeas with a Coconut Sauce

Shundal

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 cups

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

Comforting Shundals make an appearance during the ten days leading up to Hindu India’s celebration of lights, called Diwali, celebrated sometime in October and November. Made as an offering to the goddess of learning, these legume-based dishes are wrapped in packets of banana leaves, and accompany the women and children to their homes after they have visited the temples or friends’ homes for worshipping. Often not as saucelike as this one, but definitely wet, these coconut-smothered