Vazhachundu Thoran

Vazhachundu/Kudappan/Whole Plantain flower & stem thoran

Vazhachundu Thoran | Pachakam

Vazhachundu Thoran

Vazhachundu/Kudappan/Whole Plantain flower & stem thoran

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Rugmini Kamalan

Published On: 27 Jul 2006

Rating: 4
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15 Minutes
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Step 1

Clean the whole green gram well and remove the unwanted stuff from it.

Step 2

Cook it separately with water in a pressure cooker.

Step 3

:- Make sure u don¦t overcook it.

Step 4

Remove the first 3 v 4 outer covering of the vazhachundu and chop it very finely as u do for thoran.

Step 5

Add coconut oil and turmeric powder into the above chopped kudappan and mix well the whole thing using your hands.

Step 6

:- This is done to remove the kudappan¦s serum.

Step 7

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

Step 8

Mix it along with the chopped kudappan mixture.

Step 9

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 10

Splutter mustard seeds and sautT dry red chillies, rice and curry leaves.

Step 11

Add the kudappan mixture and mix well.

Step 12

Cover and cook on a low flame.

Step 13

After about 3 mins, remove the cover and add the cooked green gram into this and mix well.

Step 14

Continue cooking without the lid on, till done.

Step 15

:- Make sure the thoran doesn¦t get mashed.
:- You can also add Red gram (Thuvaraparippu) instead of Whole green gram or Cherupayar.


Nice! Keep it up


This turned out to be very good.


it was very tasty....


Its really a very good recipie.....Thanks Rugmini.....

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