Sprouted Horse Gram Thoran Recipe - No Onion No Garlic

Sprouted Horse Gram Thoran Recipe is a delicious and healthy no onion no garlic side dish made with sprouted horse gram, cooked in a coconut, chillies and ginger mixture. Serve this wholesome thoran along with a rasam and rice for a comforting meal.

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Sprouted Horse Gram Thoran Recipe - No Onion No Garlic
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Sprouted Horse gram Thoran Recipe is made without any onion and garlic making it a healthy sattvik recipe. Made with sprouted horse gram and cooked in a coconut, ginger and green chillies mixture it tastes amazingly good.

Horse gram or Kulthi dal is not widely eaten as other dals but according to ayurveda this dal is highly beneficial. Ancient scholars of ayurveda have recommended the consumption of horse gram when you have fever, coughs and cold, bronchial problems and asthma too. High in fiber and other nutrients including this dal in your diet  will surely help you. 

Serve Sprouted Horse gram Thoran along with a Kerala Avial, Rasam, Rice and Homemade Yogurt for a nice sattvik meal.

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Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M


4 Servings


  • 250 grams Horse Gram Dal (Kollu/ Kulith) , Sprouted
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 Tomato , chopped - optional

How to make Sprouted Horse Gram Thoran Recipe - No Onion No Garlic

  1. To begin making Sprouted Horse Gram Thoran Recipe first sprout the horsegram if you are not buying store bought sprouts.

  2. Follow How to make Sprouts

  3. Add the horse gram sprouts into the pressure cooker, sprinkle some salt, and 3 tablespoons of water. Pressure cook it for 3 to 4 whistles and turn off the heat. Allow the pressure to release naturally. 

  4. Grind coconut, green chilli, cumin seeds, ginger to a course paste with little water in a mixer grinder. 

  5. Heat oil in pan, add the tomato and add the ground paste and mix. Stir in the turmeric powder and red chilli powder and saute for a minute.

  6. Add the sprouted horse gram dal and salt to taste and stir fry for a about a minute. Check the salt and adjust to taste accordingly.

  7. Transfer the Sprouted Horse Gram Thoran to a serving bowl and serve hot.

  8. Serve Sprouted Horse gram Thoran along with a Kerala AvialRasam, Rice and Homemade Yogurt for a nice sattvik meal.