5 from 1 vote
Greem gram curry recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Greem gram curry recipe a kongunadu special curry perfect with rice, dosa, chapathi etc
Servings: 3
Author: Sharmilee J
  • 1/2 cup green gram
  • 10 nos small onion chopped
  • 1 country tomato roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander leaves for garnish
  • salt to taste
  • 2 and 1/2 cups water
To temper:
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 2 nos garlic
  • few curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp whole pepper
Spice powders:
  1. Dry roast green gram in a kadai in low flame for atleast 3-5 mins.Cool down, rinse it and set aside.In a pressure cooker heat oil - add jeera let it crackle then add curry leaves and garlic.Saute for few seconds then add chopped small onion.
  2. Saute till transparent.Then add tomato,pepper corns saute until it shrinks.
  3. Add turmeric powder,red chilli powder and coriander powder.Saute for a minute then add rinsed and drained green gram.
  4. Saute for a minute.Add water and pressure cook for 6 whistles in low medium flame.
  5. Let pressure release by itself , openĀ  switch on and mash it using a traditional mathu until its mashed well with whole green gram here and there.Add salt and coriander leaves. let it for a quick boil and switch off.
  6. Serve with rice or chapathi!
Recipe Notes