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Sukku Malli Coffee & Thenga Manga Pattani Sundal By Chef Rakesh Raghunathan

Sukku Malli Coffee & Thenga Manga Pattani Sundal

Thenga manga Pattani sundal is popular street food from Tamil Nadu. Chef Rakesh Raghunathan shares the recipe for this dry snack.
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Cooking Time

15-20 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

10-12 Min



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  • Sukku Malli Coffee

    • 2 tsp coriander seeds

    • 1 tsp black peppercorns

    • 1 tsp black peppercorns

    • 2 tsp dry ginger powder

    • 2 tsp dry ginger powder

    • 2 cardamom

    • 1 tsp sugar

  • For Thenga Manga Pattani Sundal

    • 2 tsp sesame oil

    • 2 tsp mustard seeds

    • 1 tsp black gram

    • 1/2 tsp asafetida

    • 1 green chilli

    • 1 cup boiled white peas

    • 1/2 cup grated coconut

    • 1/2 cup grated raw mango

    • curry leaves

    • salt to taste


  1. 1

    Heat a pan, add 1 tsp cumin seed, 2 cloves, 2 cardamoms, 1 tsp black peppercorns and 2 tsp coriander seeds and roast until aromatic.
  2. 2

    Add dry ginger powder to the mixture, grind all the ingredients together into a smooth powder.
  3. 3

    Heat a cup of water along with a teaspoon of the powder. Bring it to a boil.
  4. 4

    Once it comes to a boil, remove from heat and mix in a teaspoon of jaggery, honey or sugar. Serve hot.
  5. 5

    Heat oil in pan and temper with mustard seeds, black gram, asafoetida, chopped green chilli, grated coconut and curry leaves, and saute.
  6. 6

    Then add grated raw mango, salt and boiled peas. Mix well and serve hot.

Thenga manga Pattani sundal is made from boiled white peas, grated coconut and grated raw mango. This is a simple but very tasty snack that is a favourite of beachgoers in Tamil Nadu. A trip to Marina Beach in Chennai is incomplete without this sundal.

Sukku Malli coffee is made from a powder of a combination of spices like coriander, black pepper, cumin, ginger, cloves and cardamom. Honey or jaggery is added to it to give it a hint of sweetness.

Sukku Malli coffee offers many health benefits. It is an excellent home remedy and is used to treat cough, cold, and indigestion.

This comforting hot beverage is a speciality of Marina Beach. Sipping this delicious beverage and watching the waves rolling in on Marina Beach is an unforgettable experience.

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