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White Mochai Sundal
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White Mochai Sundal | Butter Beans Sundal

White Mochai Sundal or Butter Beans Sundal is made as an offering specially during the navratri festivals or even as a evening snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Sokaing Time8 hrs
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Mochai Butter Beans – 1 cup
  • Water as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • Grated Coconut – ¼ cup

To Roast and Grind:

  • Channa Dal – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander seeds – 1 tsp
  • Pepper corns – 1 tsp
  • Dry Red Chilli – 2
  • Urad Dal – 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp

To Temper:

  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Urad Dal – 1 tbsp


  • Soak the Mochai overnight in water. In the morning pressure cook it by adding water and required alt for about 3-4 whistles or till it becomes soft .Do not allow it to overcook as it might get mashed up. Wait till the pressure gets released all by itself and then separate the Mochai from water and set aside.
  • In a Pan dry roast the ingredients mentioned in the To Roast and Grind Table and cool down once it cools down grind it to a fine powder and set aside. Next take a pan and add in oil and heat up .Once the oil heats add in Mustard Seeds and let it splutter then add in Urad Dal and Curry Leaves.
  • Next add in the cooked mochai and mix well then add in the ground spice powder and let everything blend well.
  • To this add in freshly grated coconut and mix well and then switch off the flame. Serve as a snack


  • Butter Beans/Mochai and be cooked and stored in fridge so that whenever we needs to prepare sundal it comes handy.
  • It is rich in protein. So it make  a healthy snack.
  • Serve as a snack along with a cup of chai.
Keyword Butter Beans Sundal, White Mochai Sundal
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