Kollu Kuzhambu

Published under: Sambar

Kollu Sambar
Kollu (Horse Gram) – 1/2 cup, soaked for 2 hours and drained
Coriander Seeds – 2 tsp
Gingelly Oil – 2 tsp
Garlic – 4 cloves, chopped
Dry Red Chillies – 5
Fenugreek Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 tsp
Ginger – 1/4 inch piece, peeled
Tamarind Extract – 2 cups
Curry Leaves – few
Salt as per taste

1. Soak the mustard seeds, fenugreek, coriander seeds and 4 red chillies in another bowl.
2. Drain the water and grind together with kollu and ginger to a coarse paste.
3. Heat oil in a pan.
4. Add the red chilli, curry leaves, garlic, turmeric powder, asafoetida powder and tamarind extract.
5. Bring to a boil.
6. Add the ground paste and stir well.
7. Simmer for 45 seconds and bring to a boil.
8. Remove from flame and serve with rice or as a side dish to dosai or idli.

Note: image is for illustration purposes only and not that of the actual recipe.
Image credit: spiceindiaonline.com

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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