Cherupayar Thoran Recipe (Green Gram Dry Sabzi Kerala Style)

Cherupayar Thoran is one of the comforting side dish from Kerala made using green gram.

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Cherupayar Thoran Recipe (Green Gram Dry Sabzi Kerala Style)

Cherupayar Thoran is one of the comforting side dish from Kerala made using green gram. Typically, rice porridge (Ganji), Cherupayar thoran, pickle and ghee make one lip smacking meal. Its healthy, tasty and very easy to make. You can even eat it as a snack also during your tea time break. 

Serve Cherupayar Thoran along with Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice, Elai Vadam and Beetroot Pachadi for a weekday meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Thoran Recipes such as

  1. Raw Banana Thoran Recipe
  2. Beetroot Thoran Recipe
  3. Carrot and Beans Thoran Recipe

Cuisine: South Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Green Moong Dal (Whole)
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped 
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1 Dry red chilli
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 2 teaspoons Coconut Oil
  • Curry leaves , few
  • 4 sprig Coriander leaves (Dhania) , chopped for garnish
  • Salt , to taste

Directions for Cherupayar Thoran Recipe (Green Gram Dry Sabzi Kerala Style)

  1. To begin making the Cherupayar Thoran recipe, wash the green gram and pressure cook it for 3 whistles by adding enough water and salt.

  2. Crush garlic green chilly in a mortar pestle. Mix it with the grated coconut.

  3. Heat a heavy bottomed pan with coconut oil and add mustard seeds and urad dal. Once they splutter add cumin seeds, red chilly and curry leaves. Give a quick fry.

  4. Add onion, turmeric and salt and saute till the onion becomes translucent. 

  5. Add the coconut mixture and sauté it well till raw smell goes. 

  6. Add the cooked green gram and mix it well. Keep on the flame on low for 2-3 minutes. Switch off and garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot. 

  7. Serve Cherupayar Thoran along with Keerai SambarSteamed RiceElai Vadam and Beetroot Pachadi for a weekday meal.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 27 July 2017 16:36

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