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Friday, September 26, 2014

Kollu Sundal Recipe-Horse Gram Sundal-Easy Sundal Recipes

Horse gram is known as 'kulthi' in Hindi, 'kollu' in Tamil and 'Ulavalu' in Telugu. It is a good source of protein, iron and calcium. It is rich in anti-oxidants. Horse gram is known to benefit diabetes. Horse gram aids in weight loss as it low in fat and high in protein. It has the ability to reduce cholesterol. It has been used in treating irregular periods and excessive bleeding. It is known for its excellent diuretic properties. Horse gram has many health benefits but should be used in moderation. Today we will learn how to make sundal with horse gram or kollu.

Kollu Sundal-Horse Gram sundal

Kollu Sundal-Horse Gram Sundal

 Prep Time : 5 mins
 Cook Time : 10 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategorySnacks-Sundal Recipes
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Horse gram - 1/2 cup
   Grated coconut -1/4 cup
   Salt needed

   For the seasoning

   Oil -2 tsp
   Mustard seeds -1 tsp
   Hing -a pinch
   Red chillies -2
   Curry leaves -few


Wash and soak kollu/horse gram overnight or for 5-6 hours. Pressure cook adding little salt for 3-4 whistles or until soft. Drain the water if any. You can use that water to make kollu rasam.


Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add red chillies, hing and curry leaves.

Add cooked horse gram, salt needed and mix well.

Add grated coconut, mix and remove from heat.

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  1. very healthy and tasty recipe ..jus loved it

  2. is kollu and brown lentils are same. bit confused

  3. Whenever I want to prepare horsegram, I prepare it in this way. Thank you Padhu!


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