Ulavalu chutney/kollu paruppu chutney

Main Dish
2 servings
25 min
20 min


Number of serving: 2
Horse Gram ,3/4 cup

Pearl Onions , 1 cup

Mustard Seeds , 1/2 teaspoon

Cumin Seeds , 1 1/2 tablespoons

Coriander Seeds , 1 tablespoon

Red Chillies ,5 nos

Curry Leaves a few

Sesame Oil ,1 tablespoon

Salt to taste

Water as needed


  • Wash and soak Horse Gram for an hour, pressure cook the dhal with 2 cups of Water until soft and mushy. There will be very little Water left after cooking, just retain the Water.
  • In a pan heat Oil, Mustard Seeds, Curry Leaves; when the Mustard Seeds splutter add the Cumin Seeds and Coriander Seeds.
  • When they turn brown add the sliced Pearl Onions and cook until golden brown.
  • Let it cool and paste it with the Horse Gram and Salt. If the blender refuses to move add the retained Water from the cooked dhal.
  • Do not make it watery, keep it thick and coarse if you like.
  • Serve with: Steaming Rice and Ghee, mix well with Chutney and make Muddalu or balls.


Ulavalu Chutney/Kollu Paruppu Chutney, photo 1Ulavalu Chutney/Kollu Paruppu Chutney, photo 2


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