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.
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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