Month

October 2016

26
Oct
2016
1
horse-gram-soup

Horse gram soup

INGREDIENTS

Horse gram 1/2 cup
Tamarind paste 2, 3 teaspoons
Pepper 1 spoon
Cumin seeds 1 spoon
Mustard seed ½ spoon
Curry leaves 1 sprig
Coriander leaves 1 or 2 sprigs
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil 2 teaspoons

METHOD

  • Soak the horse gram seeds over night and pressure cook till soft.
  • Drain the water and keep it aside for later use.
  • Grind the dry roast mustard, cumin and pepper seeds to fine powder.
  • Mash half of the cooked horse gram.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and shallow fry the curry leaves.
  • Add the tamarind paste, strained horse gram water, roasted powder, smashed horse gram and salt.
  • Add sufficient water and make sure the gravy is not too thick.
  • Add the remaining horse gram and mix.
  • Remove from flame.
  • Sprinkle finely chopped coriander leaves over the soup