Posted by Anjus on Nov - 5 - 2011 under Kerala dishes, Vegetarian
Ingredients
  • Payar / Mung bean - 1/2 cup
  • Green chilli - 1 small
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin powder  - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • Garlic - 2-3 pods (small)
  • Small onion - 2-3
  • Dried red chilli  - 1
  • Curry leaves
  • Mustard seed
  • Oil
  • Salt
Cuisine: Cooking time: 20-25 mins Serving: 4-5 people

Initial preparation

  • Wash the Payar/Mungbeans.
  • Grind together the coconut with green chilli , 1-2 curry leaves, garlic, turmeric and cumin powder and keep it aside (ground paste).

Steps:

  1. Cook the Payar in a pressure cooker with 1-2 cups of water and salt, let it make 4-5 whistles.
  2. Heat oil a pan , add mustard seeds, when it finish spluttering, add sliced small onion, red chilly and curry leaves.
  3. Add the ground paste and stir it well for 2-3 minutes until it is fried.
  4. Add the cooked payar and the fried coconut mix.
  5. Cover it and cook for 2-3 minutes in a reduced flame.
  6. Mix well and add some curry leaves before turning off the fire.

Goes well with hot rice, kanji.. 😉

 

Payar Thoran (Green Gram)

 

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