- Cheru Payaru Parippu Thoran / Cheruparippu Thoran :

Cheru Payaru Parippu Thoran or Cheruparippu Thoran is a dish from Kerala, India made from Mung beans stir-fried in fresh grated coconut, onions, spices and Curry leaves.

It is one of the many dishes called Thoran in Kerala. (Please see related article on Thoran)

Mung beans is called Cheru Payaru, Cherupayru and Cherupayaru Parippu in Malayalam. They are available in whole or spilitted versions. and green and yellow colors. In Allepey, a district in Kerala, it is one of the cheapest beans available in the markets.

Below is a picture of a tasty Cheru Payaru Parippu Thoran. Very similar to the Philippines Ginisang Munggo except that in the Philippines, we dont use Kadugu (mustard seeds) and Curry Leavs, but some are also adding Coconut milk (called Gata in Filipino) when cooking Ginisang Munggo.

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