Thursday, February 26, 2015

Kollu Podi Recipe-HorseGram Powder

This is a very flavorful podi, that goes well with rice as well as with idli. A lot has been written about the health benefits of horse gram in my kollu sundal and kollu rasam recipe, so I do not want to repeat all that again here.You can refer those recipes to know the health benefits of horsegram. Horsegram also aids in weight loss. Today we will learn how to make horsegram podi following this easy recipe.

Kollu Podi Recipe-HorseGram Powder

Kollu Podi Recipe-HorseGram Powder

Kollu Podi Recipe-HorseGram Powder

 Prep Time : 5 mins
 Cook Time : 15 mins 
 Yields: 1/2 cup
 Recipe CategoryHoresgram-Podi Recipes
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Horsegram/Kollu -1/2 cup
   Red chillies - 5
   Whole black Pepper - 1/2 tbsp
   Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1/2 tbsp
   Urad dal - 2 tbsp
   Tur dal - 2 tbsp
   Salt as needed


Dry roast horsegram until you get a nice aroma of roasted dal.

Dry roast both the dals together until it turns light brown. Dry roast pepper, cumin seeds and red chillies together.

After it cools, dry grind everything together with needed salt to a slightly coarse powder.

Serve with hot rice drizzled with a tsp of ghee. You can even have it with idli.

Self Life - Store it in an air tight container at room temperature. Stays good for 2 months.

More Kollu-Horse Gram Recipes

Kollu Sundal

Kollu Rasam

Horsegram sprouts salad

Homemade Health Mix

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  1. Was looking for this!! Simple way and really superb!!

  2. You have become my reafy reckoner these days
    Taken over from my fav meenakshi ammal

  3. can you lose weight by eating horse gram? how much can you lose weight in a month? any information will be appreciated

  4. After researching a lot of recipes for kollu podi I zeroed in on this recipe based on the ingredients. It sure looks yummy and I'm sure it will taste yumm as well.


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