Gahat Ka Shorba

Horsegram soup with local herbs


  • 400 grams gahat (horsegram)
  • 3 grams jakhiya (local mustard of Uttarakhand)
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 15 grams coriander root
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Onion
  • Garlic ginger paste


  1. Heat oil add cumin, coriander seed, chopped ginger garlic, and onion sauté it.
  2. Then add asafoetida, when it starts releasing flavor add roughly chopped tomato and coriander root
  3. Saute it and add water and gahat, cook it on a slow flame till it is mushy
  4. Strain it and adjust seasoning, serve hot.

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