Celery Payaru Thoran

  • 6-8 sticks Celery chopped
  • 1/2 cup Green moon (cherupayar) cooked to 3/4th
  • 3/4 cup Grated coconut
  • 1/4 Chopped onion
  • 6-7 Green chillies chopped
  • 2-3 Dried red chillies
  • Curry leaves
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 small piece Ginger cut into julian strips
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tblsp Oil

cooking time:

  1. Grind the garlic and cumin together coarsely into a thick paste and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard to it and let it splutter
  3. Add to it the garlic paste and fry it for few seconds.
  4. Put ginger, chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves, red chillies and fry it.
  5. Add the celery and coconut and cook it till the celery is half cooked.
  6. Add the cooked cherupayar and simmer it for some time on low heat till everything is cooked.
  7. Add salt to taste .
  8. Serve hot.