Kolluparuppu thuvaiyal recipe | Horse gram dish

Kolluparuppu thuvaiyal recipe | Horse gram dish is prepared using horse gram called as kolluparuppu in Tamil which has a lot of health benefits. It can be included  in weight loss diet. ‘இளைத்தவனுக்கு எள்ளு, கொழுத்தவனுக்கு கொள்ளு’ is a tamil proverb which explains it’s benefits in weight loss.  It offers a good amount of protein. It is rich in iron, calcium and potassium. Horse gram recipes can be included in the diet of diabetic. Can be used to treat asthma, kidney stones, jaundice and also to reduce cholesterol in body. It is believed to provide relief from cough and cold too. So these horse gram can be consumed once in a week.

Mostly there will be some stones in horse gram. So take it in a plate and separate the stones if any before using the ingredient. Now let us see how to prepare this recipe.

Stones separated from kollu paruppu
Stones separated from kollu paruppu

Preparation Time:- 10 minutes

To Serve:- 3-4 persons

Kollu paruppu/ horse gram
Kollu paruppu/ horse gram

Ingredients:- 

  • kollu paruppu / horse gram – 1 cup
  • grated coconut / thengai thuruval  – 3 tblsp
  • red chillies / vara milagai – 2 number
  • garlic / poondu – 2 cloves
  • salt – to taste
Roasted horse gram, grated coconut and red chilly
Roasted horse gram, grated coconut and red chilly
Salt and garlic cloves
Salt and garlic cloves

Method:- 
1. Dry roast the kollu paruppu in a pan. (stop when it splutters and changes colour)

Roasting horse gram in a pan
Roasting horse gram in a pan

2. Cool it to room temperature and grind it along with freshly grated coconut, garlic cloves, red chilly and salt with enough water.

Kolluparuppu thuvaiyal recipe | Horse gram dish
Kolluparuppu thuvaiyal recipe | Horse gram dish

3. This thuvaiyal can be served as side dish with curd rice.

For other recipes with kollu paruppu in my website click on the links below.

Kollu paruppu | Horsegram kuzhambu recipe

Kollu paruppu rasam recipe | Horsegram | கொள்ளு பருப்பு

Kollu Podi recipe | Horse gram | கொள்ளு பொடி

Kollu Paruppu | Horsegram Masiyal recipe | கொள்ளு பருப்பு

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