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Cherupayar Thoran

blessy.matty's picture
This dish goes well with Kanji or Porridge which then makes it a complete meal.
Ingredients
  Green gram 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chilly 1 , medium diced
  Chilly 1
  Garlic 2 , finely diced or crushed
  Garlic 1
  Shallots 2 , finely diced
  Shallots 1
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Crushed black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded coconut 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Wash and soak the green gram for about 30 mins. Soaking helps cook the dal easier.
2. Pressure cook the green gram with 1 cup of water for about 20 mins in a medium flame and then switch of the flame. Let it sit in the pressure cooker for about 15 mins and do the rest of the cooking.
3. In a hot pan, pour oil, add mustard seeds. Let it splutter.
4. Add garlic and shallots and sauté for about 1 min.
5. Add the chilly and curry leaves and sauté for 30 sec.
6. Add the cooked green gram, then the coconut and finally the salt and pepper. Stir everything together for about 1-2 mins and then switch off the flame.

Serve hot with porridge or kanji...

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Subtitle: 
Sautéed Green Gram

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3 Comments

Snigdha's picture
I think using green gram sprouts is also a good idea and has a high protein and nutritional value.
blessy.matty's picture
Thts true. In that case, I think we just need to saute the grams rather than pressure cooking them...
Anonymous's picture
great