Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal Recipe - Green Sprouts & Flat Broad Bean Stir Fry

A high protein rich side made from sprouted green moong and flat beans that is tossed with coconut and tempered with mustard seeds.

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Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal Recipe - Green Sprouts & Flat Broad Bean Stir Fry
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Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal Recipe (Green Sprouts & Flat Broad Bean Stir Fry), Sundals are one of the common side dish or a snack that is found in Tamil Nadu. These Sundals are also prepared during festivals for Navaratri by omitting onions and garlic.

They consume these high protein rich food during the fasting season so that it will keep them full. Sundals are made less spicy with just mustard seeds, urad dal, dry red chilli and onions.

Serve the Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal Recipe along with Jeera Milagu Rasam, Steamed Rice and Beetroot Pachadi to complete your meal. 

If you are looking for more South Indian Recipes, here are some:

  1. Thakkali Rasam Recipe (South Indian Tomato Rasam)
  2. South Indian Coconut Chutney (For Idli's & Dosa's)
  3. Ven Pongal Recipe (South Indian Rice and Lentil Pudding)

Cuisine: Tamil Nadu
Course: Snack
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Green Moong Sprouts
  • 1 cup White broad beans
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , chopped
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • For Tempering
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 3/4 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 2 Dry Red Chilli
  • 5 Curry leaves , roughly torn
  • Salt , for taste
  • Oil

How to make Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal Recipe - Green Sprouts & Flat Broad Bean Stir Fry

  1. To begin making Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal Recipe, firstly soak the parappu for at least overnight in water and keep it ready.

  2. Pressure cook the Mocha Parappu or the flat broad beans in pressure cooker with water and salt for about 5 whistles till it becomes soft.

  3. Switch off the heat and release the pressure naturally and drain all the water and keep it aside.

  4. Heat the Kadai with oil and temper the mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, dry red chilli, asafoetida.

  5. Once the mustard seeds crackle and the urad dal turns golden, add ginger, garlic and allow it to soften. Once that is done, add onions and saute till they turn soft and translucent.

  6. Add cooked beans along with sprouted green moong into the pan.

  7. Add a little bit of turmeric powder, salt and give it a toss so that it is mixed well. Finally, add grated coconut give one last mix and serve hot.

  8. Serve the Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal Recipe along with Jeera Milagu RasamSteamed Rice and Beetroot Pachadi to complete your meal.