Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Sprouted Horsegram / Kollu Rasam (Without Rasam Powder)

Today's recipe, Kollu Rasam is one of the traditional dishes. Kollu has lot of medicinal value and and it is used in Ayurvedic medicine. Click here to know more about Kollu health benefits.

Ingredients :

1. Sprouted Kollu - Less than 1/4 Cup
2. Tomato - 1 (Finely Chopped)
3. Garlic - 2 Cloves (Chopped Finely)
4. Tamarind Juice - 1/2 Cup (thin Juice)
5. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
6. Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
7. Sambar Powder - 1/2 tsp
8. Red Chilly - 3 or adjust to your taste
9. Salt - Needed Qty
10. Mustard - 1/2 tsp
11. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
12. Oil - 1 tsp
13. Curry Leaves - few
14. Coriander leaves - for garnishing





Procedure :

1. Cook sprouted horsegram till soft with enough water. (Cook for 8 or 9 whistle in a pressure cooker).

2. In a bowl, mash the cooked horsegram. To that, add tamarind juice, tomato, sambar powder, turmeric powder, salt, asafoetida, garlic and 1/4 cup water if needed.

3. Now, heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard and cumin. Add red chillies, fry for a minute. Then add curry leaves and then add the contents from the bowl.

4. Allow the rasam to boil well.

5. Garnish with coriander.

6. Serve hot with rice or you can have it just like soup.

Serves : 2

31 comments:

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

thts a flavorful n healthy dish with sprouts....ur bful presentation makes the dish more eyecatchy nithu...yummmmmmm

Pushpa said...

Kollu by itself is very healthy it gets even better when its sprouted...Awesome kollu rasam

Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

Pavithra Elangovan said...

Very healthy rasam I love it too..looks super good.

Mahi said...

adding sprouted horse gram is new to me! rasam looks delicious!:P

Krishnaveni said...

beautiful presentation, healthy as well, great

Love2cook Malaysia said...

Tempting rasam...would like to have it with rice n fried anchovies! hehehe ;)

Soumya said...

Very healthy rasam...excellent presentation Nithu...

Elaichii said...

Never tried this rasam before, but looks healthy!

Unknown said...

Healthy rasam and I like kollu flavour. And ya good presentation Nithu.

Suji said...

Healthy nutritious rasam recipe NIthu..Lovely presented...

Unknown said...

Hi Nithu,

Yummy rasam..Can have it anytime..looks great too!!I blogged about your give away too!!Waiting to get a mail from you dear!

Dr.Sameena@

www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

Uma said...

looks so delicious!!

Anudeepa Kadiresan said...

Healthy and tasty....i did like to try your kollu dosa neethu.
thanks for sharing this recipe.

Niloufer Riyaz said...

very healthy rasam!!

Madhura Manoj said...

Nice presentation.Looks healthy & delicious rasam.

Priya Suresh said...

Wat a healthy rasam..

Menaga Sathia said...

helathy rasam...lovely presented nithu...

Suja Manoj said...

Healthy rasam..looks delicious

kitchen queen said...

lovely delicious and healthy rasam.

NIDHYA said...

Ultimate goodish rasam..looks very good..

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Satya said...

wow i love this rasam ..looks very tempting

Satya
http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

Vijiskitchencreations said...

healthy rasam

Raks said...

Never tried this so far though my mom ask me to do every time I speak to her ;) Nice recipe nithu!

Torviewtoronto said...

healthy dish delicious

veena said...

looks so delicious and healthy too

Gayathri Kumar said...

Delicious and healthy rasam. Nice recipe

swapna said...

Very healthy and delicious.....

Unknown said...

Simply superb!! healthy rasam.

Susan said...

Considering that both horsegram and rasam are soothing for the throat, this looks like an ideal recipe for when cold weather comes to call.

It's a beautiful broth, Nithu. Thanks for sharing it for MLLA.

Sadhana Valentina said...

Lovely and yummy rasam

Kiran said...

Hi Nithu,

I tried your recipe for kollu rasam
last night and it came out very delicious.I posted it under tried and tasted in my blog today.Thank you for sharing this recipe with us.