Thengai Maangai Pattani Sundal | Coconut Mango Peas snacks

Thengai Maangai Pattani Sundal | Coconut Mango Peas snacks is very common in Marina beach, Chennai. Everyone of you might have tasted it. The combination of all the three coconut, mango and peas gives a wonderful taste to the recipe.

This can also be prepared for Navaratri prasadham for guests during Golu. Here we use white peas which will be dry and so we should soak it in water overnight and pressure cook the peas for three whistles. It should be well cooked but not mashy. It is very easy to prepare if you follow the method given below.


  • white peas/ vellai pattani – 1 cup
  • raw mango/ maangai – 1 greated
  • coconut/ thengai – 2 pieces (chopped)
  • green chilly/ pachai milagai – 1
  • ginger/ inji – 1/2 inch
  • salt/ uppu – to taste

For Seasoning:-

  • oil – 1 tsp
  • mustard/ kadugu – 1/2 tsp
  • urad dal/ ulundham paruppu – 1 tsp
  • curry leaves/ karuvepilai – few


1. Soak white peas in water over night.

Peas soaked in water

2. Cook soaked white peas with enough water in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles. Take care that it should not be mashy or uncooked. Once pressure is released open the cooker and drain water. The skin of some peas may come out as in the photo. Don’t worry, it’s the nature of peas. When you touch the peas should be soft.

Cooked peas

3. Chop coconuts, ginger and green chilly at first.

Chopped coconut, ginger,chilly and salt.

4. Grind it coarsly in a mixie.

Ground mix

5. Remove skin and grate mango.

Grated mango

6. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when it splutters add urad dal and curry leaves.


7. Now add the ground mixture and sauté for a few minutes.

Ground mix added

8. Next add cooked peas and sauté.

Cooked peas added

9. Now add grated mango pieces and sauté till no water is left out and peas becomes dry.

Grated mango added

10. Switch off the flame, transfer to a bowl and keep it to goddess.

Thengai, Maangai, pattani sundal

11. Distribute in paper cups.

Other sundals in my website are

Kondaikkadalai Sundal,

green gram sweet Sundal

Karamani Sundal

Navadhanya Sundal

Sweet corn Sundal

Soya beans dry masala Sundal

Kadalai Paruppu Sundal



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