Tag: Green Gram

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Vegetarian

Green Gram – Raw Banana / Cherupayar – Kaya Puzhukku

Ingredients: 3/4 cup cherupayar / green gram1 raw banana, peeled and chopped into pieces1/2 tsp turmeric powder3/4 cup grated coconut3 green chillies2 garlic cloves4 shallots1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak cherupayar / green gram in water for 5-6 hours. Transfer to a pressure cooker and add chopped […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Green Gram / Cherupayar Mulaku Curry

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup cherupayar / green gram8 shallots3 big garlic cloves1 crushed garlic3 tsp chilli powder ( or 10-12 dry red chillies soaked in hot water)1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp mustard seeds1 1/2 tbsp ghee / coconut oil3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 crushed garlicsalt to taste Preparation: In a pressure cooker, add […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa

Green Gram Dosa / Pesarattu

Ingredients: 1 cup green gram / cherupayar2 big green chillies4-5 shallots1/4 tsp turmeric powder1-2 tbsp coriander leaves (optional )salt to tasteghee / oil Preparation: Wash and soak green gram in water for 4-6 hours. In a blender, add soaked green gram and grind it with green chillies and shallots to a smooth batter adding enough […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Vazhapindi Cherupayar Thoran / Banana Stem and Green Gram Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups vazhapindi / banana stem, finely chopped 1/4 cup green gram / cherupayar 1/2 cup grated coconut 3-4 green chillies 4 shallots 2 garlic cloves 1 sprig curry leaves 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 dry red chillies 1/2 tsp mustard seeds salt to taste 1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak green gram/ cherupayar in […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Sprouted Green Gram / Mulappicha Cherupayar Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups sprouted green gram / mulappicha cherupayar 1 onion, chopped 4-5 green chillies, slit 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1/2-3/4 cup grated coconut a pinch of cumin seeds 1 sprig curry leaves 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin seeds salt to taste 1 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a splutter mustard seeds. […]

Food, Fried Rice, Rice / Pasta

Sprouted Green Gram Fried Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice 1/2 cup sprouted green grams 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 carrot, thinly sliced 1 capsicum, chopped 1/4 cup cabbage, grated 1 tsp chilli sauce 2 tsp light soy sauce 1 tsp pepper powder salt to taste 1 tsp sugar 1/4 cup spring onions, finely chopped 1 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

Biriyani, Food, Rice / Pasta

Cherupayar/ Green Gram Biriyani

Ingredients: 1 cup cherupayar/ green gram 2 1/2 cup basmati rice 2 onion, thinly sliced 1 1/2 tbsp ginger paste 1 1/2 tbsp garlic paste 8 green chillies, slit or paste 1 tomato, thinly sliced 2 tsp kasuri methi 2 piece cinnamon 6 cloves 5-7 cardamom 1 tsp caraway seeds/ sajeerakam 2 bay leaves 3 […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Cherupayar- Pachakkaya Erissery / Green Gram – Raw Plantain Curry

Ingredients: 1 raw plantain, cut into small pieces 1 1/2 cup green gram/ cherupayar 1/2 cup grated coconut 2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 3 shallots,sliced 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp mustard seeds 2 sprigs curry leaves 2-3 dry red chillies salt oil Preparation: Grind grated coconut, cumin seeds, 1 tsp chilli […]