Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe - Green Moong Sprout Poriyal

Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe is a simple green moong sprouts stir fry with no onion no garlic, just flavoured with black pepper powder and lemon juice. Adding chopped coriander leaves to dish brings about an instant freshness to the dish.

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Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe - Green Moong Sprout Poriyal
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Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe is essentially sprouted green moong, that is sprouted and then stir fried along with mustard seeds and curry leaves. It is made sattvic style with no usage of onion and garlic, making it apt for your Fasting Days too.

The Pachai Payaru Poriyal gets its refreshing flavours from the pepper powder, freshly squeezed lemon juice and fresh coriander leaves. It is a diabetic friendly recipe and helps in regulating blood sugar levels.

Did you know: Moong Sprouts are a high source of nutrients including: manganese, potassium, magnesium, folate, copper, zinc and various B vitamins. They are considered a great food for weight loss as they are filling as well as high in protein and dietary fiber making them great for people with type 2 diabetes.

Serve Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe along with Mysore Rasam Recipe, Steamed Rice  and Curd Rice Recipe With Mint Flavour for a simple healthy meal. 

If you like this recipe, try our other Sprouts Recipes such as: 

  1. Mixed Sprouts Sabzi Recipe
  2. Chatpata Aloo Moong Sprouts Recipe With Buttered Pav Buns
  3. Sprouted Mung Bean and Spinach Soup Recipe

Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

20 M


4 Servings


  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1-1/2 cup Green Moong Sprouts
  • Salt , to taste 
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped 

How to make Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe - Green Moong Sprout Poriyal

  1. To begin making the Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe, we need to keep the green moong sprouts ready. 

  2. You can either use store bought green moong sprouts or make them at home. Learn How to make Sprouts at Home

  3. Next in a pan heat oil on medium flame, add the mustard seeds and allow them to splutter, next add the dry red chillies and curry leaves. 

  4. Allow the curry leaves to crackle. 

  5. At this stage add the green moong sprouts, salt and steam cook it by covering the pan, and cook for about a minute and a half. You can optionally sprinkle a little water and cook, if you like to make the Pachai Payaru Poriyal a little soft.

  6. Open the lid, turn off the flame, add the black pepper powder, lemon juice and coriander leaves. Give the Pachai Payaru Poriyal a taste and adjust the salt and pepper according to taste and give it a good mix. 

  7. Once done, transfer the Pachai Payaru Poriyal to a serving bowl and serve warm or under room temperature as well. 

  8. Serve Pachai Payaru Poriyal along with Mysore Rasam RecipeSteamed Rice  and Curd Rice Recipe With Mint Flavour for a simple healthy meal.