Huruli Upsaru Palya / Horse gram Rasam and dry sabji

Upsaru is a two in one gravy and curry ( sabji) recipe served as an accompaniment with Ragi mudde or steamed rice. This is very popular in Southern part of Karnataka.


1/2 cup horse gram / huruli kaalu / kulith
3 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard
curry leaves
4 garlic cloves
3 chopped green chillies
1 chopped onion
2 tblsp grated coconut
Salt to taste


  • Dry roast horse gram for 5-10 mins , pressure cook with 2 cups of water for 3-4 whistles
  • Strain the cooked horse gram, collect the water and keep it aside
  • Keep aside  2 tblsp cooked horse gram for making saaru
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard, once it crackles,add curry leaves,chopped garlic,green chillies and fry for a minute
  • Add chopped onions and saute till they turn translusent
  • Add cooked horse gram,salt , toss well and cook it for 5-10 mins
  • Garnish with grated fresh coconut and serve with rice.
4 tsp oil
3-4 dry red chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds / jeera
4-5 pepper corns
4 garlic cloves
chickpes size tamarind
1 tblsp chopped coriander leaves
2 tblsp cooked huruli kaalu
Roast the red chillies in little oil, grind it with garlic,pepper,cumin seeds,tamarind and cooked huruli kaalu.
Make A smooth paste, mix this paste with the reserves stock, mix well 
The consistency must be similsr to rasam
Add salt to taste and let it boil for 10 mins
Temper the saaru with mustard,jeera,hing ,curry leaves and one red chilli
Serve hot with ragi mudde or steamed rice.


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