Kollu Paruppu Podi (Kollu Podi)

  • 1 Cup of Horse gram (Kollu Paruppu)
  • 10-12 Sambar onion (Chopped)
  • 1 tsp of Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp of Coriander seeds
  • 5 Green chilies (chopped lengthwise)
  • Few curry leaves
  • 3 tsp of Oil
  • Salt as per the requirement

  • Pressure cook the horse gram with 4 cups of water for 7-8 whistles (the lentil should be cooked well)
  • After the full release of the vapor, drain water fully (You can use this water to prepare Kollu Rasam)
  • Meanwhile, crush cumin seeds and coriander seeds coarsely
  • In a aluminum vessel heat 3 table spoon of oil, add chopped onion, curry leaves, green chillies and fry it for sometime and add crushed cumin + coriander seeds. Fry it for a minute in a medium flame
  • Add the cooked horse gram (without water) and required amount of salt. Mix it well
  • Add few raw small onions and curry leaves
  • Now crush it using mixer grinder
  • Now Kollu Paruppu Podi is ready to serve!!!

Serving Tips:
  • While serving this Podi with rice add a tsp of ghee
  • You can also use coconut oil instead of ghee


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