Huruli Sundal Recipe - Kollu / Horse Gram Sundal Recipe

Give this super simple, healthy and high protein horse gram sundal a try for a snack or even serve it along with your main course meal as a side dish. Horsegram is packed with protein and nutrition and makes a great it a healthy and tasty weight loss snack too.

Archana Doshi
Huruli Sundal Recipe - Kollu / Horse Gram Sundal Recipe
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Huruli Sundal also known as Kollu Sundal  or Horse Gram Sundal is a very nutritious dish that is packed with flavour and taste. Made from Horse Gram/ Huruli/ Kollu, this dish is rich in proteins and very beneficial for cold, cough and phlegm related problems. Try making the kollu sundal recipe and getting it into your weekly menu. This will ensure that your family gets the wholesome benefits of the horse gram. 

Did You Know: Horse gram is the most protein-rich lentil packed which is also rich in fibre, iron, calcium and so much more.  In addition, horse gram is low in fat, high in carbohydrate and its slow digestible starch make ideal for diabetic and obesity patients.

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Course: Snack
Diet: Diabetic Friendly
Prep in

24 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

54 M


5 Servings


  • 1 cup Horse Gram Dal (Kollu/ Kulith) , soaked for 8 hours  
  • 1 Pearl onions (Sambar Onions) , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame (Gingelly) Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 2 teaspoons White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves , finely chopped
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, finely chopped
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Huruli Sundal Recipe - Kollu / Horse Gram Sundal Recipe

  1. To prepare the Huruli Usili / Kollu Sundal/ Horse Gram Sundal recipe, ensure that the horse gram is soaked overnight in enough water. The next day, pressure cook it again for about 5-6 whistles in 2 cups of water. Since the horse gram is very firm, it takes longer to soften.

  2. Once done, drain any excess water from the cooked horse gram and keep it aside. You can use the water in gravies and curries or even for cooking rice.

  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan on medium heat; add in the mustard seeds and urad dal. Allow them to crackle and the urad dal to roast until it turns golden brown and crisp.

  4. Add in the chopped onions, green chillies and curry leaves. Saute in medium heat until the onions are softened and turn slightly golden.

  5. Finally stir in the cooked horse gram and coconut. Check the salt and adjust according to taste. Stir fry for a couple of minutes and turn off the heat.

  6. Transfer the Huruli Sundal to as serving bowl and serve hot.

  7. Serve the Huruli Sundal / Kollu Sundal/ Horse gram Sundal as a tea time snack or as salad along with your meals.