This chutney is a special treat from Kongunadu. Normally Horse gram recipes are prepared to treat Cold at my places. This goes good with white rice.

Kollu Paruppu Chutney / Horse gram Chutney

Kollu Paruppu Chutney / Horse gram Chutney
 
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • Curry Leaves – 1 strand
  • Salt – to taste
To Pressure Cook:
  • Horse gram/ Kollu – ½ cup
  • Turmeric – ½ tsp
  • Tomato – 1
  • Oil – ½ tsp
To fry :
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Coriander Seeds – 2 tsp
  • Red Chili – 2
  • Cumin – ½ tsp
  • Big Onion – ½ no or Shallots – 6-8 nos
  • Garlic – 4 nos
  • Pepper – 4 nos
Instructions
PREP:
  1. Chop the onion.
COOKING:
  1. Fry the items listed under “To fry” section for 3 min in the given order. The onion should have the little raw smell to give the authentic touch.
  2. Pressure cook horse gram/ kollu, turmeric, tomato and oil – ½ tsp with 2 cups of water for 2 whistles and in low flame for 5 min. When the pressure is released filter the water. Use the water while grinding chutney or it can be used to make Rasam.
  3. Grind the pressure cooked and the fried items with salt and curry leaves to fine thick paste. Add less water while you grind.
Notes
Serve with white rice.

(*) Recipe from my Mom’s Kitchen.