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Kollu Podi

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Ingredients

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1 cup kollu (horse gram)
3-5 red chillies
1 tsp black pepper
5 garlic flakes
salt to taste
methi

Nutritional information

340
calories
1.85 g
carbohydrates
53.78 g
protein
11.59 g
fat
133 mg
sodium
130 mg
cholesterol

Kollu Podi

Features:
  • Veg
Cuisine:
  • 15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Ingredients

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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.

Health Benefits

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.

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How to make Kollu Podi

  • Roast the horse gram with red chillies until they turn golden.
    • Note: The horse gram will start popping to let you know it’s the right time to switch off the stove.
  • Roast over a medium flame to ensure even roasting.
    • Let it cool down.
  • Powder the horse gram, red chillies and salt together.
    • Add crushed garlic and pepper.
    • Blend the mixer once.
  • Store in an airtight containers

Trivia

Horse gram is fed to cattle more often than horses.

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