Kollu Kozhambu

Horse gram is rich in healing properties and is popularly given to new mothers, heavily menstruating women and children who need to become stronger.

What you need:
Tamarind: lemon-sized ball
Horse Gram : 100 grams
Pepper: 6 to 7 tsp
Turmeric powder: a pinch
Red Chillies: 6
Bengal Gram: one handful
Asafoetida: a pinch
Coriander seeds: a handful
Curry leaves and coriander: a few
Mustard: a pinch
Salt: to taste
Cooking Instructions:
Roast without oil and powder all the above mentioned ingredients except salt, tamarind and mustard. Mix the tamarind with water and bring to a boil. Add the powdered ingredients to the boiling tamarind and continue to boil until it reduces to a thick consistency. Season with mustard and add to the dish before garnishing with curry leaves and coriander. This horse gram in this dish is ideal for those looking to reduce weight.

Radha Balaji

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