KOLLU PARUPPU/URULI CHUTNEY/horse gram recipes
Amazing legume with a brownish tint adds a power packed sharpness by its own.Thinking of loosing weight then use horse gram once in every weak.Its nutritional value is tripled when it is germinated.Invariably on all the Saturdays my mummy used to prepare this as a main course for lunch.It will go well with white rice served with few drops of ghee.When we boil sprouted horse gram the water in it can be either ground along with other spices or can be made into rasam which tastes heavenly.
This horse gram recipes are one of the traditional and authentic dish in both my mother and in-laws house.Kollu paruppu is tastier only when we use sprouted gram.You will definitely feel the difference when you do this thuvayal/paruppu.vadakam used in this recipe is available in all grocery stores which adds extra flavor to it. In our home we use this regularly in our cooking.Those days my Patti used to do this vadakam using small onions once in a year and store,but nowadays we buy it in stores.For horse gram sprouts it has to be soaked for 8 hrs usually over night.Then they are strained and tied tightly in a cloth to germinate for one full day.
This recipe is submitted for cooking with only-grains and it is a challenge for April month