Indian Curry Recipes

Cherupayar curry

Whole Green Gram Curry in North Indian Style:

Coming to today’s recipe with little spicy & tangy green gram/ cherupayar curry with some North Indian touch. This recipe is an easy making & healthy curry which goes very well with chapathi.



  •     Cherupayar/ Green gram – 1 ½ cup
  •    Green Chilies – 2 nos
  • Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Onion – 1 medium size (finely chopped)
  •  Tomato – 1 medium size (finely chopped)
  •  Jeera/ cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1 cup
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil – 3 tsp


  •  Cook cherupayar in pressure cooker nicely.
  •  Heat oil in a kadai. Add jeera seeds & allow it to splutter.
  • Add green chilies & chopped onion with little salt & sauté well.
  • When the onion starts turning transparent, add ginger garlic paste & sauté.
  • Then add chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder & salt.
  • Sauté for 1 min & add chopped tomatoes & sauté till the oil separates.
  • Now add the cooked cherupayar & mix well.
  • Add little water to make the curry little loose.
  • When the curry starts to boil, add coriander leaves.

Cherupayar curry in north Indian style is ready to serve with chapathis.

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