A vegetarian side dish for rice as well as rice gruel(Kanji) with green gram. Cherupayar thoran, Kadumanga(mango) pickle and pappadam(papad) are the best combination for kanji. It is a very simple dish and easy to prepare.
- Green gram/Cherupayar – 1 cup
- Coconut – 1/2 cup
- Green chili – 2
- Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
- Small Onion – 4
- Garlic – 2 cloves
- Pressure cook green gram with salt till it becomes soft.
- Grind coconut with green chili,turmeric powder,cumin seeds,small onion,garlic and little curry leaves.
- Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard,add curry leaves and dry red chili.
- Add cooked green gram and coconut mixture.Mix it and cook for few minutes.