Thursday, September 1, 2016

Horse Gram & Black Sesame Seeds Chutney Powder

Horse Gram - Black Sesame Seeds Chutney powder can be used as one of the side dish, it can be substituted for chutney. It is very nice to have it with Hot Plain rice and a spoon of fresh ghee.

Horse Gram and Sesame seeds are roasted and mixed with some spices.
Horse gram is known as Huruli in Kannada, Kollu in Tamil, Madira - Malayalam and Ulavalu in Telugu. It is Kulthi/Hulthi, Kulthi/Kalai and Kuleeth in Gujarathi. Kuleethu/Kulith in Konkani, Kuleeth in Marathi, Kolatha in Oriya and Kudu in Tulu.
Horse gram is  good to use during rainy season and winter because of its healthy properties. It can be used in chutneys, rasam, dosas or idli, dry curry, papads and even sweet laddu also can be prepared.
Lets see some benefits of using Horse Gram in our diet.
Horse Gram has a rich source of Vitamins, proteins and iron. It is full of dietary fiber and helps to balance sugar, glucose and blood pressure levels. It helps to remove kidney stones. Use of cooked horse helps to discharge small kidnHorse gram/Huruli and Sesame Seeds/ellu/Til Chutney powder is a side dish and it can be substituted for ey stones.  It is good for common cold and fever. It is also good for people who suffer from diabetes.
Black sesame seeds is loaded with high amount of antioxidants and anti aging benefits. Sesame seeds are good source of hair nourshing vitamins and minerals like copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, Vitamin B1, amino acids and dietary fibers.
Lets see the recipe now.

Things Needed :

Horse Gram : 1 Cup
Black Sesame Seeds : 1 Cup
Dry coconut : Copra /Kobbari : 1 Big one
Red chilly Powder : 2 Tablespoons
Ingh/Asafoetida : a little
Curry Leaves : 2 Handful
Salt : 1 Teaspoon Or As required

Method :

1. Clean and dry roast black sesame seeds until it pops up. (roasted). Let it cool.

2. Clean and dry roast horse gram till they turn golden brown. Let it cool.

3. Wash and dry roast curry leaves till they turn crispy. (On low flame). Add red chilly powder and mix. Let it cool.

4. Cut dry coconut in to pieces. Put all the mixture together. Put a marble size of tamarind along with coconut.
5. Dry grind roasted horse gram, sesame seeds, tamarind, curry leaves, Ingh and dry coconut.
6. Dry grind nicely till they turn powder. Add required salt and churn once or twice.
7.Divide all the mixture into two or three portion and then dry grind eac till they turn powder. (It will be easy to dry grind when you have a small quantity).  Put them in a big bowl and let it cool.
8. Fill in glass bottle and serve when you want.

Note :

Dry roasting should be done on low flame. Adding red chilly instead of powder is optional. If you use
red chilly you need to dry roast them before powdering. Adding more/less chilly is optional. Sesame and horse gram should be roasted well. (Do not burn them). No need to roast copra (Dry coconut since its already dried). Roasting dry coconut will leave oil and chutney pudi may taste differ.
Time : 30 Minutes
Serves as you use it .