April 26, 2007

Beans thoran

Thoran is a dish made of finely chopped veges blended with coconut , usually the most common thorans are cabbage, carrot, payar,beans,ulli,potato...the list is endless.
My mom would make this pretty often as it goes well with any other side dish veg or non veg.

for beans thoran u need

beans fine chopped(i use the french cut frozen beans)

makes the job a lot easier.

onion: 1/2 chopped

coconut: 1/4 th cup

ginger: 1 teaspoon finely chopped

green chillies: 2-3 chopped

curry leaves: 4-5

jeera pwd: 1 teaspoon

turmeric: 1/2 teaspoon

oil: 1 teaspoon

mustard seeds: 1 teaspoon

salt to taste

heat up a pan with oil, add mustard seeds after they pop add the chopped onions, chillies,ginger and curry leaves.

Cook for 3-4 mins then add the chopped beans ,turmeric, jeera pwd and salt mix well.

Cover the pan and let it cook for 5-7 mins on medium heat.

then add grated coconut to the pan and cook for other 5-10 mins.

U don't need to add any water as this cooks in its own moisture.

Serve with rotis or steaming rice.

1 comment:

Chef Jeena said...

This dish looks lovely I bet it tasted delicious. If I can't use fresh coconut which type of coconut is best to use?

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