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Friday, July 29, 2011

Cherupayar Thoran -Kerala recipe


1.Cherupayar/ Green gram -1 cup
2.Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
3.Green chillies - 3 no
4.Small shallots/Kunjulli - 5 or 6
7.Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
8.Curry leaves
9.Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
10.Red chillies - 2
11.Oil - 1 tsp


1.Cook the green gram in a pressure cooker for about 5 whistle and then keep it aside.

2.Crush the grated coconut with green chillies and shallots.

3.Mix the cooked green gram with crushed coconut .Then heat the oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds,red chillies,turmeric powder and curryleaves to it .Then add the green gram with coconut to it .Adjust the salt according to your taste.

4.Then cook it in low flame for 5 mts until the raw flavor of coconut changes.

Serve it with all our Government schools they serve kanji with cherupayar in lunch as a free meal.Because it is that much nutritious...............