Kulith/Horse Gram Soup

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Kulith/Horse Gram Soup


Kulith/Horse Gram Soup

Luke Coutinho (Designed by Priyanka Vithlani, Meal planning analyst)
Horsegram soup or Kulith soup is tasty and super bursting high nutrient soup made from easily available ingredients and spices from our very own kitchen.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people
Calories 110 kcal


  • Soup pot
  • Pressure cooker
  • Ladle



  • Soak kulith (250gms) overnight.
  • Pressure cook it the next day.
  • Now add ½ tsp ghee, ¼ tsp jeera and 2 to 3 curry leaves, to the pan.
  • Now add ½ tbsp mix of ginger and garlic paste.
  • Add in the boiled kulith dal.
  • Add a pinch of turmeric powder or , along with ½ cup of water.
  • Let it boil.
  • Once done add chopped or pureed coriander paste.
  • Squeeze fresh lemon juice.
  • Add salt and pepper as per taste. Relish.
  • To make it a one pot soup, you can also add 2 tbsp boiled rice/millet rice in it.



  • Kulith/horse gram is a true Indian superfood that’s rich in polyphenols and flavonoids.
  • Rich in iron, it also has higher calcium content among pulses and is one of the richest vegetarian sources of protein.
  • Its low carb but provides great energy. It’s great for gut, urinary and bladder health, hair and skin, weight and constipation.
  • It's high in fibre and works as a natural diuretic.
  • The super power magic legume can reduce flatulence and control various menstrual problems too.


Calories: 110kcalFat: 2gProtein: 6.8gCarbohydrates: 20g
Keyword traditional
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