Friday, August 13, 2010

cherupayar(whole moong dal) puzhukku


  • 1/2 cup cherupayar (whole moong dal)
  • 2 raw plantain cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 4 pods garlic
  • 2 green chillies
  • 3 shallots
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
Cook cherupayar with enough water,chilli powder,turmeric powder in a pressure cooker.Add salt and plantain.Cook for some time till plantains are done.Grind coconut with shallots,garlic,green chilles into a fine paste.Add this paste into cherupayar.Simmer and cook for 5 minutes .Switch off the flame and pour 1 tsp coconut oil on top for flavour.

Note: Before starting, keep the plantains in water after cutting them in order remove the stain.


  1. Hey Divya.... i loved ur blog :) i tried this puzhukku last week. it made a great combination with kanji and unnakka chemeen chamanthi. we loved it. am eagerly waiting for ur next one!!
    all the best... Uma

  2. good one! loved ur blog! am eagerly waiting for next..