Kollu Podi

Over weight is always been a big problem for most of us. We are going to make a easy and effective weight loss recipes using kollu which is known as horse gram, "Kollu Podi". Its a south Indian special recipe which can be used as alternate for idli podi.

by Paamathi Saturday 12th of September 2015 06:15:08 AM

Ingredients for Kollu Podi / Horse Gram Powder

  • Kollu / Hourse Gram - 1/4 kg
  • Dry Red Chilli - 4 to 5
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Garlic Cloves - 5 to 6
  • Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt

Preparation of Kollu Podi Recipe

First take the pan and heat it.

Add kollu and dry roast them for 5 to 8 minutes until it turns dark brown. Transfer to a plate.

Now in the same pan add dry red chillies, asafoetida and cumin seeds. Roast them for 2 to3 minutes and transfer to same plate.

Let them cool to room temperature.

Take a blender. Add the roasted kollu and red chilli mixture. Also add garlic cloves and salt to taste.

Blend them to make a fine powder.

Transfer to a air tight container.

Healthy and tasty, "Kollu Podi" is ready.

Tips - Kollu Powder

We can add a tsp of chana dal and curry leaves for more taste.

We can use this healthy kollu podi as side dish for dosa and idli.

Mix this powder in hot rice with 1/4 tsp of gingelly oil for tasty and healthy lunch.