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:

Kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

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

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

simple but very yummy looking curry..

Santosh Bangar said... Reply To This Comment

wow a healthy stire and comfort food

Arthi said... Reply To This Comment

Simple but Yummy

Sowmya said... Reply To This Comment

simple n healthy thoran!very inviting!

La @ FoodSlice said... Reply To This Comment

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.

Chandrani said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy tasty thoran...

Fimère said... Reply To This Comment

des superbes saveurs!
bonne journée

Sharmilee! :) said... Reply To This Comment

Flavourful and yummy

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

this is my favourite with kanji...

NiVi said... Reply To This Comment

healthy dish to smack on !!

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy & tasty thoran!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

faseela said... Reply To This Comment

nutritious thoran....superb

Ramya Manja said... Reply To This Comment

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

Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

Such a healthy stir fry!!!

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and comforting this is Priya

Kanchan said... Reply To This Comment

Sprouts in any form is welcome :)

Deeksha said... Reply To This Comment

healthy and tasty...like it.

Kanchan said... Reply To This Comment

Sprouts in any form is always welcome :)

Lizy said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mahek said... Reply To This Comment

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

themustardseed said... Reply To This Comment

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

Shri said... Reply To This Comment

Priya looks very inviting

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy n tasty thoran!!

Hema said... Reply To This Comment

This looks too good, so tempting dear..

Happy Cook / Finla said... Reply To This Comment

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

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

Very flavorful and lovely recipe priya

Asiya Omar said... Reply To This Comment

superb, mouth watering.My new blog..
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Mélange said... Reply To This Comment

One of my fav snacks..Welcome anytime..

schmetterlingwords said... Reply To This Comment

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

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

simple yet healthy n yummy fry..

Reshmi Mahesh said... Reply To This Comment

Flavorful delicious recipe..

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely, protein packed dish.

Indulge said... Reply To This Comment

a very nice and healthy snack option.
Love Ash.

Alpana said... Reply To This Comment

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

Alpana said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy & nutricious......

Sumi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Roshu said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy n delicious!!!

Prabhamani said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy one!!Loved it..

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

Simple and healthy thoran

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy one Priya, looks super yummy.

Jayasri Ravi said... Reply To This Comment

Super healthy thoran, delicious...

Ananda Rajashekar said... Reply To This Comment

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

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