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Monday, March 22, 2010

Cherupayar curry / Green Gram curry

Cherupayar Curry is typical Kerala dish made with Moong Dal .
Cherupayar is good for health.

  • Green gram/ moong dal/ cherupayar - 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder -¼ tsp
  • Grated coconut -1 cup
  • Garlic -1 nos
  • Cumin seed -¼ tsp
  • Water - 3 cup
  • Sliced Shallot -2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Red Chilly - 2 nos
  • Coconut Oil- 1tsp
  • Curry leaves-a few

  • Cook moong dal along with turmeric powder and water.
  • Grind the coconut, garlic and cumin seeds to a fine paste.
  • Add this paste to the cooked moong dal along with salt and little water and allow to boil.
  • When it starts boil, turn off the stove.
  • Heat oil in a pan and allow mustard seeds and red chilly to splutter.
  • Add shallot and curry leaves into the oil and fry it.
  • Add this seasoning into curry.

Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Chappathi , Puttu.

1 comment:

  1. forgot the chillies, also you could temper with mustard and red chillies too to enhance the taste.