Jul 14, 2008

Recipe of Ragi puttum - Payarum

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Recipe of Payar - Great combination with Puttu and Kanji !!!!
You need

1 cup green gram / Cherupayar
Salt – 1 teaspoon
Cooking oil – 1teaspoon
Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds / Jeera – ½ teaspoon

Ingredients for coconut masala ( thengathirummiyath )

Grated coconut – 1 cup
Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
Red Chilly powder- 1 teaspoon
Crushed garlic- 1 teaspoon ( 3-4 cloves )

Mix all the ingredients together and keep aside.


Wash and soak green gram / cherupayar for 6-8 hours or overnight. Cook with 1 cup water and salt or Pressure cook for 10 minutes. It should not be overcooked.
Heat cooking oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add jeera/ cumin seeds and cooked green gram. Stir well. Add coconut ingredients and salt to taste. Mix well . Cook on slow flame for 10 minutes. Serve with ragi puttu / rice puttu / Kanji. Kanji is a very famous rice porridge in Kerala. Payar goes well with Kanji also.

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