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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Cherupayar Thoran/ Moong Daal Thoran




Cherupayar Thoran / Moong Daal Thoran is a delicious dry dish rich in protein often served with rice or kanji.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Moong Daal / Cherupayar - 1 cup
  • Grated coconut - 3/4 cup
  • Cumin seeds- pinch
  • Garlic pods - 2 nos 
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp 
  • Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilly -2 nos
  • Coconut Oil - 1 tbsp 
  • Curry leaves - A few
  • Salt to taste

PREPARATION METHOD:

  • Cook moong daal/ cherupayar in a pressure cooker with turmeric powder and water for 3 -4 whistle. 
  • Crush coconut, cumin seed, chilly powder and garlic. 
  • Add the coconut mix and salt to the cooked daal and mix well. 
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and red chilli and let it splutter.
  • Add cooked daal and curry leaves, mix well.
  • Saute for a minute and remove from fire.
Recommended Combination: Cherupayar Thoran / Moong Daal Thoran can be served hot with Rice, Morucurry and Achar / kanji  .

8 comments:

  1. Nice one lakshmi..ethiri kanji kooti kayikkan enthu rasama :)
    lot of nice kerala recipes dear..great blog dear.

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  2. Nice collection of recipes!This one sounds great too.I think you have a big collection of thoran recipes!Keep up the good work!

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  3. Daal thoran is my favorite dish...You have wonderful collection of recipes

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  4. wow, you have a good collection of kerala recipes out here. First time to your blog..love it.

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  5. first time to ur blog. good one.. adn u have a good collection

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  6. Nice blog and nice recipes. Keep posting.
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  7. My Amma's fav.. Love it with rice.

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  8. healthy and delicious thoran...

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