Horse gram / Kollu Paruppu – 1 cup
Onion – 1 medium size
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Coriander seeds – 1 tbs
green chilies or red chilies – 5
garlic – 3 cloves
turmeric – 1 tsp
tamarind – nutmeg size ball
1) Pressure cook one cup of horse gram with 3 cups of water, tumeric powder and little chopped onion(optional) for 3-5 whistles until well done. You should be able to mash the gram with hand.
2) Let the horse gram cool down, mean while saute the chopped onion,chopped garlic ,cumin seeds , coriander seeds and slit green chilies in a pan with required amount of oil.
3) Drain excess water from cooked horse gram and add tamarind, salt and the sauteed items to horse gram and grind coarsely.Add little water if necessary.
Kollu paruppu masiyal is ready to be served with rice.
Serves : 4 adults
You can prepare Kollu rasam using the kollu cooked water.