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Sprouted Horsegram Masala Curry
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Sprouted Horsegram Masala Curry | Kollu Masala

A Protein Rich Gravy!
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Veg Gravies
Cuisine: Tamilnadu
Servings: 4 people
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • 0.5 cup Horsegram / Kollu

For Grinding

  • 1 finely Onion Chopped
  • Cinnamon (Pattai) 1" Piece
  • Cloves (Krambu / Lavang) 2-3
  • Red Chili 4-5
  • 0.5 cup Grated Coconut
  • 0.5 cup Coriander Leaves

Other Ingredients

  • 1 finely Tomato Chopped
  • French Beans 10-15
  • 1 cubed Potato
  • Salt To Taste
  • Coriander Leaves For Garnishing

For Seasoning

  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds


Sprouting Process

  • Wash and Soak the Horsegram for about 4 hours. After 4 hours, drain the water and take the wet horsegram in a clean towel and make a potli. Or you can take the wet horsegram and store it in air-tight container. Keep the potli or container in a warm place
  • In regular intervals open and sprinkle some water and again close it till all the horsegram is completely sprouted. It will take atleast a day or two for the horsegram to sprout completely.

Grinding Masala

  • In a mixer jar, add chopped onions, cinnamon, cloves, red chili, grated coconut and chopped coriander leaves and grind it to a smooth paste and set it aside

Start with Tempering

  • Heat a pressure cooker, add oil. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Saute the sprouted horsegram for a minute

Time to toss Veggies & Masala

  • Add beans, chopped tomatoes, cubed Potatoes and give a good mix. Then add ground masala and give a good stir. Add 1.5 cups of water along with salt and stir well

Pressure Cook Time

  • Cover the Pressure Cooker with a lid, and allow for 2-3 whistles. Once the pressure is fully released, open up the lid and stir once. Finally Garnish with Coriander Leaves

Serving Time

  • Healthy and Delicious Sprouted Horsegram Masala Curry is a perfect side dish for idli, dosa, roti and also for rice.