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Horse gram curry

Horse gram curry is a popular Indian Side dish
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Serves 2


1 cup - Hurali/ Horse gram, soaked overnight

2-3 tsp - Coriander seeds

1/2-1 tsp - Jeera

1/2 tsp - Black pepper

2-3 - Dry red chillies, low spiced

A pinch of Hing

3-4 tbsp - Grated coconut, fresh or frozen

1 - Onion, small to medium sized

1 tsp - Jaggery/sugar

1/4 tsp - Tamarind paste

1 tsp - Mustard Seeds

1-2 tsp - Ghee/Clarified Butter

1-2 strands - Curry leaves

Salt as per taste


  1. Dry roast coriander seeds, jeera, black pepper, red chillies and hing. Powder them in a blender without adding any water.
  2. To this, add the grated coconut, and onion and grind it to a smooth paste. Use water if required. Keep aside.
  3. Pressure cook the soaked hurali with some water.
  4. Add the masala paste to the cooked hurali and boil well.
  5. Add water to get the required consistency.
  6. Add tamarind paste, jaggery, and salt, simmer further.
  7. Adjust the taste.
  8. Season with tempered mustard seeds and curry leaves
  9. Serve hot with rice.
  10. Recipe and Image courtesy: Ramya
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