Horse gram has the highest source of protein and energy.Horses and cattle are fed with
this miracle legume.In Tamil its called Kollu,and Kulthi in Hindi.
This gram has a property to attack fatty tissues ,thus helping to reduce cholesterol.
Good for obesity,diabetes,urinary problems,reducing phlegm,asthmatic and many more
Horse gram generates lot of heat,and it is very good for a winter day .
I have only given you , an outline of this miracle lentil ,which people know or use hardly
nowadays.So please do search more of its benefits,and avail the benefits nature has to
offer.It is a wonder lentil for those who love to burn fat.
Here i have given you an easy way of making this dish,saving the presoak process.
2 tblsp. horse gram
2 tsp.cummin seeds
5-6 pips garlic
a pinch of jaggery powder
1 lime (extract)
1/2 tsp.fenugreek seeds(optional)
1-2 dry red chillies
few curry leaves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
a pinch of asafoetida powder
2-3 tblsp coconut milk
2 cups water
few coriander leaves
salt to taste
Dry roast the lentil for 5 minutes.
Grind coarsely with pepper,cummin seeds, garlic and set aside.
Heat oil , add asafoetida,curry leaves,mustard seeds,and chillies.
Add the ground mix,and the tomato with the turmeric and cook for a minute.
Add water.When it comes to a boil (do not overboil).Remove from fire.
In this heat, add the lime juice,coconut milk and jaggery.
Mix well.add coriander leaves.
Serve with rice,or you could drink like a soup too.