Monday, January 30, 2012

Cherupayar Thoran

Sometimes we dont need a heavy food to satisfy our tastebuds for your lunch, even a simple stir fry with protein packed green grams can suits prefect with a simple dal and hot piping rasam for your lunch..This thoran goes for a quick,simple and easy preparation..Cherupayar thoran goes for cooked whole green moongs sauteed along with chopped onions,grated ginger and crushed garlic, finally cooked with a grounded coconut,cumin seeds and green chillies paste..Keralites love to have this healthy thoran with rice porridge well known as kanji..Sending to Kerala Kitchen hosted by Kaveri..


1cup Whole greengrams
1no Onion (chopped)
3nos Garlic cloves (crushed)
1tsp Ginger (grated)
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
2nos Green chillies
1/2cup Grated coconut
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
Salt
Oil
Few curry leaves

Soak the whole greengrams overnite, next day cook them in a heavy bottomed pan with salt and turmeric powder..drain the excess of water and keep aside..

Heat enough oil in a pan, let splutters the mustard seeds, curry leaves..add the chopped onions,crushed garlic and grated ginger until the onions turns transculent, meanwhile grind the grated coconut,cumin seeds and green chillies as coarse paste..

Now add the cooked greengrams to the cooking veggies and finally add the grounded coarse paste to them..cook for few minutes and put off the stove..Serve hot with rice..

45 comments:

  1. A healthy and delicious thoran...
    Thanks for linking it to the event Priya.

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  2. simple but very yummy looking curry..

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  3. wow a healthy stire and comfort food

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  4. simple n healthy thoran!very inviting!

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  5. I had Kanji when i was in school and a few friends organised a potluck and this keralite friend brought Kanji. We had a laugh trying to pronounce it right. The thoran looks very healthy.

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  6. des superbes saveurs!
    bonne journée

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  7. this is my favourite with kanji...

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  8. Healthy & tasty thoran!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  9. True these are healthy ones,satisfies our taste buds in a quick nutrient way...

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  10. Delicious and comforting this is Priya

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  11. Sprouts in any form is welcome :)

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  12. Sprouts in any form is always welcome :)

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  13. this takes me back to my childhood..my Malyali neighbour used to make this for us..mouth watering.

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  14. Hi
    This seems to be a yummy dish...
    sprouting them would also add to the nutritional value right?

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  15. This is one of my favorite dishes. It's looks delicious!

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  16. This looks too good, so tempting dear..

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  17. You are making me homesick we used to have this a lot, lov elove cherupaya thoran.

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  18. Very flavorful and lovely recipe priya

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  19. superb, mouth watering.My new blog..
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  20. One of my fav snacks..Welcome anytime..

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  21. It is really wonderful how simple preparations can be sooo comforting and awesome. This is one such thing. Lovely thoran :)

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  22. simple yet healthy n yummy fry..

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  23. a very nice and healthy snack option.
    Love Ash.

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  24. Healthy & nutricious......thanks for sharing.

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  25. I remeber having this once along with lemon rice in a friends place.Absolutely delicious recipe :)

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  26. Super healthy thoran, delicious...

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  27. bowl of proteins, easy to munch on while watching TV!

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