Horse gram or Kollu (Tamil) is a lentil with the
highest form of protein,calcium, iron …,,,,,
Power packed promoting heat and energy, in
your body keeping you vibrant and energetic .
Used as feed, for horses and cattle stock has fat
attacking properties,thus considered good for
Obesity.Insulin level regulator,and many more
to find if you hit the search button.
As ,it provides heat to the body, it is good for
colds and coughs.Due to its heat inducing
properties ,you should either stabilise by other
cooling agents .Sprouted horse gram is good to
be included in salads too. There are many ways
you could include this humble lentil.
Soups,rasam, dosas , chappathi……to add to
the list today my recipe is for kollu iddli.
This is made with the basic iddli mix and pre-
soaked ground gram.
It’s easy to make varieties of iddli and dosa if
you have basic iddli mix always in your fridge .
So without the hassle of soaking for each
variety this is an easy way of having different
iddlis on your table.
Half cup horse gram soaked overnight
3-4 cups of iddli batter
salt to taste
A pinch of baking soda
Wash and grind the kollu to a paste .
Add to the batter with salt and a pinch of
baking soda.Mix well and set aside for 10
Pour into iddli moulds and steam till done.
Serve with chutneys of your choice.
You could make dosas from the same batter