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Horsegram Dal Rasam Podi

A healthy alternative to regular rasam Podi. This is prepared with horse gram dal or kollu and it helps in preparing the kollu rasam quickly.
Total Time30 mins
Course: Powders and Masalas
Cuisine: TamilNadu
Keyword: Horsegram Dal Rasam Podi
Author: Srividhya G


  • Dhaniya/Coriander Seeds - 1/2 cup
  • Horsegram dal - 1/2 cup
  • Toor dal - 3 tbsps
  • Red chilli - 12 I used the regular lengthy ones
  • Black pepper corns - 2 tbsps
  • Cumin - 1/3 cup
  • Curry leaves - 1 strand
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp


  • Heat the kadai and once the kadai is hot dry roast the horse gram dal and toor dal in medium heat.
  • As they turn slightly brown, remove them in a plate and add all other ingredients.
  • Dry roast them till the dhaniya aroma comes or until dhaniya turns slightly brown.
  • Let all the roasted ingredients cool and dry grind them and store it in air tight container.


If you getting acquired to horse gram, increase toor dal and reduce horse gram to 1/3 of a cup.
Also adjust the red chillies and black pepper as per your taste.