Dec 8, 2013

Kollu Thogayal / Kollu Thovaiyal / Kana Thogayal / Horse Gram Chutney - Diet Recipes

This is my 999th post, i can't believe that tomorrow is going to my 1000th post. And it is going to a special recipe so wait for it. This chutney is a healthy one, if you want to reduce your weight and you are in diet. Then include horse gram in your diet. It is super ingredients that helps in weight loss. My grandma used to make this often. She also makes a instant powder using this. I will post them soon.

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Resting Time : 15 mins
Serves - 4 to 5

Horse Gram / Kollu / Kanam - 1 cup
Coconut - 3 tblspn
Garlic - 2 cloves
Dry  Red Chilli - 1
Salt to taste
Water as needed


Dry roast horsegram till it is light golden. Remove that to a bowl and wash the well.

Soak them in water for 10 mins.

Now in a blender. Add coconut, garlic and dry chilli. Now add in the drained horse gram, season with salt.

Grind this to a chutney adding some water.

Remove this to a serving dish.
This is roasted horsegram

Wash it and Take that in a bowl

Cover it with water

In a blender, add coconut

Couple of garlic cloves

Add in dry chilli

Add the soaked dal

Add some salt

Puree them



  1. thiis is easy and can be used as dip also
    bt what is horse gram ? never heard of it

  2. @sailee ghorpadeIt is a type of grain which is great for reducing fat level, control bp, cholestrol.

  3. வாழ்த்துக்கள் ஆர்தி மிக அருமையான கொள்ளு துவையல்

  4. I have horse gram at home that I usually use to prepare horse gram rasam (traditional kannada recipe) and that takes elaborate effort - now I have a simple recipe to utilize the leftover grains! Looking forward to your other podi recipe using horsegram too !!!

  5. Aarthi,
    I have been following your blog for couple of months now. Love your Horsegram thokku. That is one recipe I like with horsegram, have tried couple of others. Your pictures also help us understand how it should look at each step. Thanks and keep cooking.


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