kollu/horsegram

How to make kollu thuvaiyal–horsegram chutney recipe

After the awareness of how healthy kollu or horsegram is , I have started exploring the possible recipes with it. I decided to make chutney with it as I had once tasted at a friends place years ago but had never bothered for the recipe. I decided to check the Internet for the recipe and found in several sites. So I decided to use my normal thuvayal/chutney recipe ,but added garlic for more taste. It was really delicious and went really well with rice for our dinner one day. Next day, I used the same chutney for dosa and that…

 

Horsegram idlis–kollu idli recipe

Food blogging makes you try everything and make you aware of many things. Kollu or horsegram was totally unknown to me during my childhood. After reading its health benefits, I have bought it into regular use at my place. My friend had once given me kollu idlis long time back and I had loved it. I wanted to try it since then and so I did after a long time. My friend had made them by adding the ground kollu paste into the regular idli batter. They were soft and good. So you can do the same or else you…

 

Kollu rasam / Horsegram soup

Kollu or horsegram is another new inclusion in our diet. I have heard that this gram helps you to reduce weight and also in elimination of bad cholesterol.The outer portion of the gram is very hard and therefore it needs to be soaked for more than eight hours and then pressure cooked. This can be used to make various numbers of healthy dishes.You can even powder this and have a spoon of this in combination with cumin seeds powder to enjoy more health benefits. I will surely come up with more recipes with this wonder gram. Till then enjoy the…