Cherupayar curry | Green gram Curry |Cherupayar Kuruma

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Ready In: 15m

Cherupayar curry | Green gram Curry |Cherupayar Kuruma

Healthy and delicious side dish made with green gram(cherupayar)

Health Benefits of Greengram (Cherupayar)

Green gram contains very low amount of calories. So it makes-up a very fine and effective remedy for losing those hefty kilosOne cup of green gram sprouts posses only 31 calories. It gives you an early full feeling than any other high fat food.


Green gram contains rich source of low-fat protein. One cup of mature, boiled beans contains 14 g of protein.
One cup of cooked green gram dal has a whopping 15 g of fiber. It contains both insoluble and water-soluble fiber
This nutrient helps to absorb the high levels of bad cholesterol in the body.
Make a paste of a cup of green grams by grinding them in a grinder. When you apply it over your face then it bleaches your skin and makes your complexion clear. A mixture of green gram paste and black gram flour is used to wash hair to get rid from the problem of dandruff


2 cup of Green gram
3/4 cup of Grated coconut
5 no of Shallots
1/2 spoon of Cumin seeds
4 no of Green chilli
1/4 spoon of Turmeric powder
Salt as required
1 spoon of Oil
1 spoon of Mustard seeds
4 no of Red chillies
1 spring of curry leaves


Step 01

Soak green gram in water for 2 hour.(optional)

Step 02

Pressure cook green gram with 2 pinch of turmeric powder and salt(till 4 whistle in medium flame).

Step 03

Grind grated coconut along with shallots,cumin seeds and green chillies to smooth fine paste.

Step 04

Add this fine paste to cooked green gram and cook for 1 min.Add salt if required.Do not boil the curry.

Step 05

Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds.Add red chillies and curry leaves.Add this seasoning to curry and mix well.Goes well with chappathi,poori,Appam etc…

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