Monday, 19 October 2015

Kollu (Horse Gram ) Sundal–Navarathri Recipes (Day 7)

Seventh Day of Navarathri –Kollu (HorseGram)  Sundal

Horse gram is also called as kollu paruppu .It has lot of health benefits like lowering cholesterol levels. I made sundal out of this kollu paruppu and is a best evening tea time snack. It’s a healthy lentil which is not so popular. But it has a lot of nutrition and health benefits. Making Sundal with Horse Gram is a good way of adding it to your diet. It is really good for diabetes.Make this sundal for this Navaratri Festival and serve your guests.

 Check out some more Navarathri Recipes

 

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Prep time

Cook time

Serves

10 mins

15 mins

3  persons

 

Cuisine: Indian

Recipe Type: Festive foods

Ingredients

  • Kollu paruppu -1/2 cup
  • Dried chilli -1
  • Oil -1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds -1 tsp
  • Shredded coconut -1 ½ tbsp.
  • Curry leaves -6
  • Hing –pinch
  • Salt – to taste

 

Method

1. Wash kollu and soak it in water over night or for 8 hours. Remove dirt if any and then pressure cook with salt for 5 whistle.

 

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2. When the pressure comes down, remove the lid and strain the lentils through a colander.

 

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3. Heat a pan with oil, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter then add broken chili.

 

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4. Add shredded coconut, shredded carrot, curry leaves, asafetida and mix everything well. Now add the kollu and mix well.

 

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5. Turn off the stove and transfer it to a bowl.

Served as

Evening snack

Notes

Crushed jeera pepper powder can also be added for flavor and taste.

 

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