Kollu Rasam Recipe | Horse Gram Rasam Recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Kollu Rasam is variation of South Indian Rasam made with horse gram. Horse gram has lot of health benefits and it is rich in nutrients and have plenty of minerals too- phosphorus, calcium, protein and iron. It consists of good amount of fiber which helps with digestion and weight loss. Horse gram is one the best food which is considered to relieve from cough/Cold and helps to improve the immune system. Read more about health benefits of horse gram here.
My mother always make horse gram rasam or porridge when we have cold/cough. Rasam is one of the most comfort food when we are not well as each ingredient used has its own health benefits. Jeera, pepper along with horse gram helps to soothe the throat during cough. I used my homemade rasam powder to make this rasam but freshly grounded masala adds more taste. Monday again and theme for this week in Foodie Monday Bloghop group is #226GrandmaRemedies suggested by me. I wanted to learn homemade remedies we do naturally in home as I always look for such recipes for my kids. Let's see how to make this healthy and delicious kollu rasam.
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How to make Kollu Rasam with step by step pictures
Roast the horse gram slightly. I used the split and already roasted horse gram.
Add horse gram along with 1 1/2 cup water in cooker.
Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. Once the pressure releases take the horse gram in mixer
Grind it to smooth paste
Mix it with cooked water and keep it ready.
Soak lemon sized tamarind in hot water and extract the juice.
Heat oil and temper with mustard, urad dal, fenugreek seeds and red chilli.
Once it browns add the curry leaves and hing.
Then add finely chopped tomatoes.
Saute it nicely till mushy.
Then add tamarind extract and allow it to boil.
Add turmeric powder and salt to it.
Once it boils add the cooked dal and water.
Add rasam powder and crushed garlic to it.
Once it comes to boil garnish with coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
Serve it as soup or with hot rice.
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