Horse Gram/Kollu Rasam

Horse gram is a special ingredient which will give more energy to human. Our ancestor's used to have horse gram rasam after consuming non veg for the better digestion. It can be taken as Rasam or Gravy.


Horse Gram – 2 cup

Tomato – 1

Garlic pods – 5

Dry red chilli – 3

Mustard seed – 1 teaspoon

Urad dal – 1 teaspoon

Fenugreek seed – 1 tablespoon

Crushed pepper, Cumin - 2 teaspoon

Asafoetida – ½ tablespoon

Tamarind – 1 gooseberry size

Sambar powder – 1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Oil for seasoning

Coriander leaves for garnishing


pressure cook 2 cup of horse gram for 3 to 4 whistle and take out just the horse gram cooked water.

Add finely chopped 1 tomato in the hot horse gram cooked water.

Heat a pan and add 3 teaspoon of oil.

Add 1 teaspoon mustard seeds, 1 teaspoon urad dal.

Once mustard starts spluttering, add 3 broken red chilli, 6 pods crushed garlic. Fry till color change.

Now add ½ tbsp asafoetida.

Then add the horse gram water mixed with chopped tomato.

Add 1 gooseberry size tamarind pulp.

Now add 2 teaspoon Crushed pepper, Cumin powder.

Add required salt and 1 teaspoon sambar powder.

Boil for 10 minutes.

Finally Garnish with coriander leaves.

Now the tasty Kollu Rasam is ready to serve.

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