Chenathandu Thoran

Chenathandu or Yam Stem with Cherupayar or Green Gram makes an awesome healthy combination that goes great with hot rice. Chenathandu Thoran finds a special place during Sadhyas. Chenathandu Thoran is unique and tasty with finely chopped Chenathandu or Yam Stem combined with a spicy coconut mixture and cooked green gram. Yam Stem is nutritious and healthy rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Chenathandu Thoran here that can be easily prepared at home.

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Chenathandu Thoran

Chenathandu or Yam Stem with Cherupayar or Green Gram makes an awesome healthy combination that goes great with hot rice. Chenathandu Thoran finds a special place during Sadhyas. Chenathandu Thoran is unique and tasty with finely chopped Chenathandu or Yam Stem combined with a spicy coconut mixture and cooked green gram. Yam Stem is nutritious and healthy rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Chenathandu Thoran here that can be easily prepared at home.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Rugmini Kamalan

Published On: 27 Jul 2006

Rating: 4
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15 Minutes
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing Chenathandu Thoran, clean the whole green gram well and remove unwanted stuff from it.

Step 2

Cook it separately with water in a pressure cooker.

Step 3

:- Make sure you don't overcook it.

Step 4

Cut the yam stem into long pieces, peel off the skin and chop it finely.

Step 5

Place together the grated coconut, green chillies, garlic, turmeric powder and cumin seeds in a mixer bowl and run it once to make it into a coarse form.

Step 6

Mix together the above with the chopped yam stem and salt.

Step 7

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 8

Splutter mustard seeds and saute red chillies, rice and curry leaves.

Step 9

Add the prepared yam mixture into the above pan and mix well.

Step 10

Cover and cook for about 2 to 3 mins.

Step 11

Remove the lid and add the cooked whole green gram and mix well.

Step 12

Continue cooking, till done without the lid on.

Step 13

:- Make sure Chenathandu Thoran doesn't get overcooked or mashed.

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