- 1 cup kollu (horse gram)
- 3-5 red chillies
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 5 garlic flakes
- salt to taste
This kollu podi is the solution for people who are looking for a great dipping condiment but do not want to pass up on the taste of horse gram. Not only does it have quite a few health benefits, thanks to the use of horse gram, but it is also very compatible with a wide variety of different dishes. It is especially good for transforming a plate of rice from plain old rice to interesting and flavorful rice with a little bit of a protein content, making it a great option for vegans and vegetarians.
Kollu, more commonly known as horse gram in the west, is not just a great food for horses. Humans can benefit tremendously from eating horse gram as well. Horse gram has shown that it has the ability to treat the common cold and reduce fevers. It also has proven beneficial in regulating diabetes due to its anti-hyperglycemic properties that help to reduce insulin resistance. Not only does it lower insulin resistance, it also helps to regulate blood glucose levels.
How to make Kollu Podi
Horse gram is fed to cattle more often than horses.