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Cherupayar Curry



Cherupayar Curry is a traditional Kerala dish made with green gram (cherupayar) and coconut. It is a simple and delicious curry that is usually served with steamed rice. The green gram is cooked in a coconut-based gravy and seasoned with shallots, curry leaves, and spices. This curry is a rich source of fiber, protein and antioxidants.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Cherupayar (Green Gram)

1 cup

Onion, chopped


Green Chillies, chopped


Mustard Seeds

1/2 teaspoon

Cumin Seeds

1/2 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

1/4 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder

1/2 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

1/2 teaspoon

Coconut Oil

1 tablespoons

grated fresh coconut

1 cup

sprig curry leaves


Salt to taste


2 cups



Step 1:

Soak the green gram in water for at least 4 hours.

Step 2:

Drain the water and pressure cook with salt for 2 whistles. Set aside.

Step 3:

Grind coconut with cumin seeds and green chillies.

Step 4:

Heat the coconut oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 5:

Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 6:

Add the chopped onion and curry leaves and sauté until the onion is golden brown.

Step 7:

Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and ground coconut and mix well.

Step 8:

Add the boiled green gram and cook for 10 minutes, adding water if desired.

Step 9:

Serve hot with red rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 12296 users have chowed down on Cherupayar Curry a whopping 37699 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Cherupayar Curry like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Cherupayar Curry, our users are head over heels in october, november, but the interest cools down in april.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Cherupayar Curry is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of 30-35 BMI also on board.

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