Cherupayar-Mutta Thoran (ചെറുപയര്‍ മുട്ട തോരന്‍)

Moong daal(Cherupayar) or green gram is rich in vitamins and fibre.In Kerala,Moong daal is commonly used to prepare payasam and puzhukku, which is a good combo for rice porridge(kanji).You can make salad with Sprouted moong daal.Here is a quick and nutritious  recipe of moong daal with egg.Enjoy!

Cherupayar egg thoran (2)


  1. Moong Daal(Cherupayar) – 1 cup
  2. Egg –2
  3. Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
  4. Shallots – 4
  5. Garlic pods– 2
  6. Ginger – 1 small piece
  7. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  8. Coconut oil
  9. Salt
  10. Curry leaves

Cherupayar egg thoran (1)


  1. pressure cook Moong daal with turmeric powder,salt and water.Grind grated coconut,curry leaves,shallots,ginger,garlic into a coarse paste.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Once it is done,add coconut mix to it and stir well.
  3. Once the raw smell goes,add boiled daal to it and mix well.cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Finally add beaten egg to it and scramble well.
  5. Garnish with curry leaves.
  6. serve with porridge or rice.


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2 Responses

  1. love2cook says:

    Hi Prajusha…thanks for the add in FB!

    Here I am to explore your lovely yummy blog! Thoran looks super tempting…loved the clicks!

    Do visit me when U have the time 😉

  2. Malar Gandhi says:

    Sounds and looks delicious…very healthy too.

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