Horse Gram Saaru

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - horse gram
  • 1 lemon size - tamarind
  • 8 - dry red chillies
  • 2 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 3 cm piece - cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp - jaggery powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 - cloves
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • For Seasoning:
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • A few - curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup - onion, finely chopped.

How to Make Horse Gram Saaru

  • Pressure cook horse gram for 40 minutes.
  • When the pressure drops, strain the cooked horse gram and reserve the stock.
  • Soak tamarind in water and extract 1/2 cup of juice.
  • Heat oil in a small frying pan, roast red chillies, coriander, cumin, cinnamon and cloves.
  • Grind them with grated coconut and 3 tbsp of cooked gram to a smooth paste.
  • Mix the gram stock with tamarind juice and ground paste.
  • Add enough water to get the consistency of thin cream.
  • Add salt and jaggery.
  • Heat till it begins to boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 mins and remove from heat.
  • Heat oil for seasoning and splutter mustard, add curry leaves and onion.
  • Fry till onion is golden brown.
  • Add the seasoning to the saaru.
  • Serve.

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