Huruli kalu bassaru recipe explained with step by step pictures. Bassaru or bas saaru is a very popular gravy recipe from Karnataka. This bassaru is prepared using sprouted horse gram and other spices. Bassaru or bas saaru is served as an accompaniment with ragi mudde (ragi ball) or rice. Bassaru or bas saaru is a tasty gravy recipe and is very popular in Bangalore, Mysore, Mandya, Hassan, Tumkur and Kolar region of Karnataka.
This recipe is from my friend Sushma or her Mother Saroja aunty, who also shared upsaaru recipe with me. Massoppu, bassaru, upsaaru and sabsige soppu saaru are very popular gravies served with ragi mudde.
"basida" translates drained and "saaru" translates to rasam or sambar in kannada language. Horse gram is cooked and the stock is used to prepare the gravy or rasam or bassaru. And remaining cooked horse gram is tempered to prepare curry or stir fry. Bassaru is popular. and this huruli kalu or horse gram is most popular among all possible combinations of bassaru. This tastes too good and loved by all.
If you are looking for more gravy recipes then do check my massoppu, Majjige huli, yellow cucumber sambar, tomato rasam, shunti thambuli, menthe huli and okra sambar recipes. We have posted many more gravy recipes posted on this website. So please visit our "gravies" section to read them all.
Preparation time: 2 days
Cooking time: 30 min
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