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.