Vellai Cholam Sundal
Vellai Cholam Sundal  / Sorghum Sundal
Vellai Cholam is known as Sorghum in English, Jowar in Hindi. It belongs to Millet family. It is full of nutrition and is very good for health. It is rich in protein and dietary fiber. It prevents certain types of cancer and control diebetes. There are numer of species in sorghum, but few ones are harvested for human consumption. The others are used for animal feed.

Vellai Cholam Sundal

This Navaratri I made vellai cholam sundal. So you can try and give your comments. Now let us see how to make
Here is the quick video

Preparation time                             - 8 hours
Cooking time                                  - 30 minutes
Serves                                             - 6
Ingredients
Vellai Cholam                                   - 1 cup
Coconut                                            - 3 tablespoon
Salt                                                    - To taste
Sundal podi                                        - 1 tsp
Oil                                                      - 2 teaspoon
Mustard                                              - 1/2 teaspoon
Urad dal                                              - 1/2 teaspoon
Red chilli                                            -2
Asafoetida                                          - 1 pinch
Curry leaves                                       - few
Method
Soak Vellai Cholam over night. Then cook Vellai Cholam in the pressure cooker  with salt . 

Cook for 7 to 8 whistles. When you press Vellai Cholam with finger it sould completely mash. 

Vellai Cholam Sundal

Drain the water completely. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard, urad dal,  asafoetida, red chilli  and curry leaves. 
Vellai Cholam Sundal


When they crackle add cooked Vellai Cholam . Add coconut and sundal podi. 

Vellai Cholam Sundal

Stir well and serve.

Vellai Cholam Sundal

Note:
Cook well. Vellai cholam is hard to cook.
Soaking 8 hours and cooking in the medium flame for 8 whistle is must for making vellai cholam sundal.
You can make sweet sundal also.
You can add grated carrot also.

Vellai Cholam Sundal





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