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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Cabbage Cherupayar Thoran / Cabbage Green Gram Stir Fry

Cabbage and  Cherupayar can form a really good combination.

  • Finely chopped Cabbage – ½ cup
  • Finely chopped Onion – 3 tbsp
  • Roundly cut Green Chillies - 2 nos
  • Grated Coconut – 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
  • Moong Daal / Cherupayar - 1 cup
  • Cumin seeds- pinch
  • Garlic pod - 1 nos 
  • Chilly powder - 1 tsp 
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Red chillies - 2 nos
  • Coconut Oil - 1 tbsp 
  • Curry leaves - A few
  • Salt to taste

  • Cook Moong Daal/ Cherupayar in a Pressure cooker with Turmeric Powder and Water for 3 -4 whistle. 
  • Crush Coconut, Cumin seed, Chilly Powder and Garlic. 
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and Red Chillies, allow to splutter.
  • Add Onions and Green chillies , sauté until transparent.
  • Add Cabbage into it.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt.
  • Slow down the flame and cover the pan and let it cook for 5 mins .
  • Add Cooked Beans/ Moon Daal to it and mix well.
  • Cook cabbage and Beans together for 2 - 3 minutes.
  • Add the crushed Coconut and mix well. 
  • Add Curry leaves and stir for 2 minutes and remove from fire
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice.


  1. sounds like a great combo :)
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  2. Lakshmi I just made it, for the first time in life cos my husband insisted. He used to eat when he was young. Glad to say it turned out so well....he loved it...and surprisingly me too.... Good going Lakshmi... ur blog is one which i follow for any malayalee dishes, to be made tastily..especially the veg dishes!!!! Thanks alot.