Ulava charu (horsegram rasam)

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Total Time:
15 mins
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Horse gram:100gms, cooked with 1 litre of water (in a cooker) mashed and keep asde
  • jeera:1tsp
  • black pepper: 6 to 8
  • dhania seeds: 2 tsp
  • methi seeds: a pinch
  • a pinch of hing
  • haldi a pinch
  • onion: 1 small, chopped fine
  • tomato:1 medium size, chopped
  • tamarind paste: 2 tsp
  • peeled garlic cloves: 6, crushed
  • salt
  • oil:1 tbsp
  • ghee:1/2 tbsp
  • mustard seeds,1/4 tsp
  • red chillies: 6+1
  • curry leaves 10 chopped
  • coriander leaves:1 tbsp
  • jaggery:1 tsp (optional)

How to Make Ulava charu (horsegram rasam)

  • Dry fry, jeera, dhania seeds, pepper, 6 red chillies and methi seeds one by one, till you get the nice aroma.
  • Prepare fine powder with the above ingredients along with garlic.
  • Pressure cook horsegram in a cooker for 6 to 7 whistles, remove lid after steam escapes, mash the gram till soft and keep it asde
  • Dry fry jeera, dhania seeds, methi seeds and 6 red chllies, till you get the nice aroma. Cool and prepare into a fine powder
  • Mix this powder in 1 litre of water along with mashed dal, tamarind paste, haldi, chopped coriander and salt
  • Heat oil and ghee, add mustard seeds, red chilli, hing and curry leaves
  • Fry till seeds splutter, add onions and fry till they become soft.
  • Now add tomato pieces, fry till mushy, now pour the dal water mix, over tempering, let it simmer for 3 to 4minutes
  • Remove and serve with hot plain rice