Cherupayar thoran /sprouted green gram stir fry

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Sprouted green gram/Cherupayar :2 cups

Onion :1 no (small,chopped)

Garlic :2 cloves (sliced)

Grated coconut :1/2 cup

Fennel seeds :1/2 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder :1/4 teaspoon

Green chilies :4 nos

Curry leaves

Oil :1 tablespoon


  • How to Sprout :
    Clean and wash the green gram/cherupayar/pachai payaru; soak it with sufficient water; keep it for 24 hours.
    Next day wash once more and drain the water; put it in a casserole close and keep it aside in cool place.
  • Once in 2 hours sprinkle handful of water; toss slightly and close; within 10 to 12 hours sprouted dal will be ready.
    Keep it in refrigerator and use.
  • Method of Preparation :
    Cook sprouted green gram/cherupayar with salt and turmeric powder.(Note:Do not over cook) Sprouts get cooked very fast.
  • Heat oil in pan,splutter mustard seeds,add fennel seeds,curry leaves,chopped onion sliced garlic and green chillies.
  • Add the cooked sprouted green gram and combine well.
  • Add grated coconut and cook till done.
  • Serve with rice or chappathi.


Cherupayar Thoran /Sprouted Green Gram Stir Fry, photo 1Cherupayar Thoran /Sprouted Green Gram Stir Fry, photo 2


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