Cherupayar(Green Gram) Puzhukku

Cherupayar(Green Gram) Puzhukku

This is an authentic kerala dish, which is one of the easiest to prepare.

Faseela K


  1. 3/4 Cup Green Gram
  2. 5 Onions Small
  3. 10 Curry leaves
  4. 3 Chillies Red
  5. Salt
  6. Coconut Oil


20 mins
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    Soak green gram in water for about 15 to 30 mins.

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    Pressure cook the green grams, with 2 cups of water. 5 to 6 whistles will be enough.Open the cooker, and add enough salt to the green gram.

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    Note : For puzhukku, green gram should be well cooked. In case, it's not cooked properly even after 6 whistles, cook for some more time. Also, if there is extra water left in the cooker, boil till whole of water is evaporated off

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    Now heat oil in a pan, saute chopped small onions. And then add crushed red chillis, and curry leaves.

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    Add the above sauted mixture to the green gram and mix well. Cherupayar puzhukku is ready!!

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