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Ulvu Charu (Horse Gram Rasam)

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water and extract the juice.
  • Pressure cook horse gram with 6 cups of water for 45 mins. Strain and extract stock.
  • Add 2 cups of water to the strained gram, simmer for 10 mins and strain again to get a some more stock.
  • Add it to the first extract.
  • Roast all the ingredients from cumin to red chillies with a little oil and grind with 3 tbsp of the cooked gram to a paste.
  • Add the paste to the stock.
  • Add tamarind juice, salt and jaggery or sugar if using. Simmer for 10 mins.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil for seasoning.
  • Add mustard and cumin.
  • When they crackle, add garlic.
  • Fry till brown.
  • Add curry leaves.
  • Add the seasoning to the charu.