Kappalanga-Cherupayar thoran(Stir Fried Green Papaya-Moong daal with coconut)

Both papaya and moong daal are nutritious and commonly used in Asian cuisine.This thoran is prepared using moong daal and papaya stir fried with coconut.



  1. Yellow split lentils(Moong daal/cherupayar) – 1 cup
  2. Green papaya(grated/Kappalanga) – 2 cup
  3. Ginger(chopped) –1/2 tsp
  4. Green Chilly(cut into round pieces) –2
  5. Turmeric powder –1/2 tsp
  6. Grated Coconut – 1 cup
  7. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  8. Dry red chilly –2
  9. Shallots(chopped) – 6
  10. Curry leaves
  11. Salt
  12. Oil



  1. Boil moong daal with water,salt, and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds,dry red chilly,3 shallots and curry leaves.
  3. Add grated papaya,green chilly,remaining shallots,chopped ginger,turmeric powder and salt.Mix well.Cover and cook without adding water.
  4. Once it is cooked well,add grated coconut and stir well.cover and cook on low flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Finally add boiled cherupayar and mix well.
  6. Garnish with curry leaves


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  1. shama says:

    delicious…rush you entries for fast food event noodles

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