Moong dal / Cherupayar – 1 cup
Green chilli, slit- 2 – 3 nos
Pepper powder – 2 – 3tsp
Turmeric powder- 1 /4 tsp
Small onions, sliced- 1 /4 cup
Garlic chopped – 1 tbsp
Salt – as needed
Oil – 2 tbsp
Wash moong dal. Pressure cook moong dal with green chillies, curry leaves, salt and water. Cook for 2-3 whistles. Don’t overcook. Set aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Add small onions. Saute well. When it turns light brown in colour, lower the flame. Now add pepper powder and turmeric powder. Mix well. Now add cooked moong dal to this. Allow it to boil. Now cook till the curry thickens. Serve hot with steaming puttu, kanji or chapati.
Serve hot with puttu ( steam cake) rice. chapatti and kanji. This curry is very good for kids as it is not spicy.
4 thoughts on “Moong dal pepper curry / Cherupayar curry”
Very delicious n nutritious one!!
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