Cherupayar Olathiyathu

Green gram dry fry

Cherupayar Olathiyathu

Green gram dry fry

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By som soorej

Published On: 04 Jul 2012

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

For preparing cherupayar olathiyathu, make a fine paste out of the red chillies, shallots(2 nos), 1/4th tsp ginger and garlic.

Step 2

In a pressure cooker add the chopped onions, green gram, salt, green chillies, the remaining ginger, garlic, curry leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, 1 tbsp of oil and water. Pressure cook it for approximately 5 whistles.

Step 3

Then heat a pan over low flame, add oil and splutter mustard seeds.

Step 4

Toss in 1 or 2 dry red chillies and put it into the mustard. When it is done add the remaining crushed shallots and curry leaves.

Step 5

To this add the pressure cooked green gram and heat it untill it becomes a semi solid consistency. Remove it from the flame.

Step 6

Cherupayar olathiyathu is ready. Serve with puttu or kanji.

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