cup hurali kaalu(Horse gram dal) (soaked overnight)
1 spoon chilly powder
lemon size tamarind, soaked in hot water.
2 spoons cooking oil or coconut oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
10 sambar(curry) leaves(Kari bevina soppu)
1 small small onion
5 red chilies
5 red chilies
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 spoon butter or cheese(optional) Method:
Soak horse gram (hurali) overnight. Pressure cook for 4 whistles by adding 5 cups of water.The liquid has a dark brown chocolate color.
Strain the liquid and keep it separate. remove the cooked horse gram.we wont use this cooked horse gram for curry.
so if you want you can use this cooked horse gram to do some other dish or give it for cows or throw it away.
Now you have only extracted liquid from cooked horse gram.keep this liquid in a vessel on a stove,if you feel liquid is more thick add a cup of water and boil for ten min,now add salt and chilly powder,tamarind juice and boil for ten min.keep this aside.
Now take a separate vessel,keep this on stove.add 2 spoon of cooking oil or coconut oil(it will be more tasty),when it is heated add a spoon of mustard seeds,
when it is burnt add 10 sambar leaves,cumin seeds,garlic,onion,red chillies.when onion turns golden brown add this content to already prepared horse gram liquid.if you want you can add a spoon of butter or cheese at the end while serving.
serve this hot for rice or akki rotti. This dish will be very tasty famous in south India