Gahat ka Shorba

Made from nutrient-rich horse gram lentils simmered to perfection with aromatic spices, this hearty broth boasts a velvety texture and a depth of flavor that is truly unforgettable.

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Gahat ka Shorba

Gahat ka Shorba

Main Ingredients Horse gram (kulith)
Cuisine Indian
Course Soup
Prep Time 8-10 hour
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 2 cups horse gram (kulith), soaked overnight and boiled
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ¼ teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 2-3 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander stems
  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnishing


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add asafoetida, garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and coriander seeds and sauté till fragrant.  
  2. Add green chillies and coriander stems and mix. Add horse gram, crushed peppercorns and salt, mix well. Add some water, cover and cook for 6-8 minutes.
  3. Switch off heat, blend the gram mixture with a hand blender and strain.
  4. Garnish with mint sprigs and serve hot.