Kollu/Horse gram rasam has lot of health benefits.I will makes this twice a week.This can be taken for weight loss and Menstrual Problems.Never thought to click this rasam until a friend asked the recipe of it.Night shot, so kindly bare the click.Here is the recipe,
3 tsp kollu/Horse Gram
1/2 cup water
2 garlic cloves,crushed
1 tsp jeera powder
1 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 cup thick tamarind juice
2 tomatoes chopped finely
1 tsp oil
A pinch hing
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 sprig curry leaves
Coriander leaves for garnishing
- Soak kollu in water for overnight and pressure cook it,till it becomes soft.
- Drain the water and keep aside.
- Heat oil in a kadai,temper mustard seeds and hing.Then add in curry leaves and tomato ,fry it for a while.
- Now add the kollu water,let it boil for few seconds and then add the tamarind extract.
- Add the crushed garlic,pepper powder,cumin powder and salt.
- Once the rasam foams at the top,switch off the stove and then add minced coriander leaves.
- You can grind the kollu after boiling and then add the grounded paste instead staining the water,that is more effective way of making kollu rasam.
- once the kollu water is stained,don’t through the kollu.Make kollu sundal.Check here to know how to make sundal.
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