Alter the flavour by sprinkling some garam masala powder or some chat masala powder.
1 cup chickpeas
A sprig of curry leaves
1 tsp mustard and urad dal
2 red chillies
A pinch of asafoetida
1 tbsp of grated coconut
Soak chickpeas in water overnight.
Pressure cook the channa with salt.
Allow it for 3 - 4 whistles.
When the pressure is down, drain the water and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seed when they stop spluttering, add urad dal followed by curry leaves, red chillies and asafoetida. Saute for a min.
Now add the cooked chickpeas and stir it gently.Allow it to cook for 5 mins.
Check for salt,finally add the grated coconut and mix it gently.
Remove from flame and serve it warm.
Healthy and delicious chickpeas sundal is ready.