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Monday, 23 September 2013

Kollu Rasam

               Horsegram is called kollu in Tamil, It help in reducing fat, people who are in diet to weight loss can take this regularly and also this is good in curing cold and cough...
And Pregnant ladies should avoid this as it produce heat.


Ingredients:

Horse gram - 2 tbsp.
Coriander  and curry leaves - few
Pepper  - 2 tsp
Jeera - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly  - 1
Garlic - 3 nos.
Asefodita - 3 pinch
Tamarind water - 1 cup
Turmeric - a pinch.
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Tomatoe - 1 small.

Method:


Soak the horse gram overnight.
Pressure cook it with water and salt to 4 whistle and mash it well along with water in it.
In a pan temper with oil,  mustard, curry leaves, asefodita and add mashed tomatoes.
Add tamarind water and cooked horse gram with water.
Heat should be in sim / Slow
Add a pinch of turmeric and salt
Crush jeera, pepper, garlic and redchilly and add it to the Rasam.
Add Salt to taste.
Add Coriander leaves.

Do not allow to boil. switch off before it starts to boil.

I am sending this to TST.

 Also sending it to Side Dish Mela Event @ Cooking4allseasons

16 comments:

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    1. Thanks for the nice feedback, & am happy that you are visiting here

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  2. very very delicious rasam dear :) looks so yummy and a very healthy one !!

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    1. Trying to drive maximum benefit out of cooking :)

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  3. looks so yummy... i love horsegram so this should go into my to-do list now!

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  4. First time here happy to follow you :) rasam looks tempting

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    1. Thanks for stepping into this blog priya...

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  5. Love this hot piping rasam when i feel down with fever, my favourite..

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    1. Off course it has a medicinal value and a comforting food.

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    1. Thank you Shama for stepping in here...

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  7. I have never hear of horse gram. This is new to me :D

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    1. Its a type of bean, here we make sambar, stir fry and rasam using it...Very healty one.

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