Recipe Cuisine: South Indian | Recipe Category: Thugayal
Prep Time: 10 mins | Serves: 4
Splitted Horsegram / Kollu / Kaanam - 1/2 cup
Grated Coconut - 2 tblspn
Red chilli - 6
Garlic - 3
Tamarind - 1/2 inch piece
Curry leaves - a sprig
Salt - to taste
Take all the ingredients in a mixer and grind it to a coarse powder.
Add 2 to 3 tblspn of water and grind again. Check salt and add if required.
Serve with tamarind rice, vendhaya kuzhambu or plain rice.
- Grind to a smooth powder before adding water to it. Once water is added it will be difficult to grind.
- It is a good combo for tamarind based curry.
|Roast the kollu till it changes color over medium heat|
|Split with the help of mortar and blow off the excess skin|
|Take little kollu and keep ready the ingredients for kollu thuvayal|
|Take everything in a blender and blend till you smooth powder|
|Make sure to grind to a smooth powder before adding water. Once water is added the kollu will not grind properly|
|Add 2 to 3 tablespoon of water and blend again|
|Kollu thuvayal goes excellent with tamarind based food like puli kuzhambu, tamarind rice etc|