Kollu Paruppu (C) Living Sattva, 2019
Kollu Paruppu is a traditional recipe from Kongu Nadu, an ancient Tamil kingdom.

You need:

  1. 1 cup cooked horsegram
  2. 1 teaspoon Himalayan Pink salt
  3. 1/4 cup tamarind juice
  4. 1 teaspoon turmeric
  5. 1 cup coconut
  6. 1 tablespoon chana dal
  7. 1 teaspoon udad dal
  8. 2 red chilis
  9. 1/4 cup water
  10. 6-8 curry leaves

To do:

  1. Soak horsegram overnight. Cook #horsegram in #instapot or pressure cook it with just enough water covering the horsegram. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  2. In a pan toast dry roast red chilies, chana dal, udad dal and #coconut until golden. Allow to cool.
  3. Blend coconut mixture and transfer the mixture to a heavy bottom pan. Add #turmeric, #tamarind juce and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix well. Add the cooked horsegram to this mixture.
  4. Bring to a slow boil at medium heat for the 15 minutes. Add curry leaves and sprinkle with vegan cheese or #ghee before serving.

Serving suggestions: Serve with roti, dosa, idli, vegetable rice,turmeric rice. You can also add kollu to salad, eat with bread or make a wrap with lettuce leaves.