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Kollu podi recipe

Kollu podi recipe – Horse gram podi recipe – Healthy South Indian podi recipe. Kulith | kollu Ulavalu| Horsegram podi

Hope you all had a wonderful Diwali celebration. We too had a great Diwali and after having all the sweets and oily food for the past few days, we started craving for a simple food and suddenly I thought about this Kollu podi and made the same today. I have heard that Kollu | horse gram is recommended for people who want to reduce weight.

Also check out our other kollu recipes, Kollu rasam, Kollu thogayal, Kollu kara chutney, Horsegram paratha, and Kollu kuzhambu

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Kollu podi recipe

Healthy Horse gram podi recipe
Course Condiment
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword healthy recipes, podi recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Author Jeyashri suresh


  • ½ cup kollu | horse gram| kulith
  • 2 tbsp toor dal
  • ¼ tsp oil
  • 2 red chili
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves optional
  • 2 pinches asafoetida
  • Salt as needed


  • Heat a pan and add oil to this. Roast the horse gram | kollu and toor dal to this and nicely roast it without getting burnt.
  • Keep it aside and roast the red chilies, garlic (if using), black pepper, and asafoetida on a medium-low flame.
  • In the last add salt and switch off the flame.
  • Combine the roasted kollu and spice mixture. Allow them to cool completely. Grind it into a fine powder using a mixer.
  • When done allow the podi to get cool by spreading this on a plate. After 15 minutes, using a clean dry spoon transfer it to a dry container and store it.
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1. This can be mixed with hot rice along with a few drops of sesame oil.
2. Even you can have this with Idli | Dosa too instead of milagai podi.
3. Kollu podi | Horsegram podi can be stored in a clean airtight dry jar for 1-2 months.

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  1. tried this and loved it 🙂 my mom used to make this during my college days and pack it for me to take to hostel..but I never touched it those days! Now I searched hard for kollu and made this 🙂


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