green beans thoran

green beans thoran

Sting Beans Thoran

A typical Keralite dish, made of green beans and spicy coconut masala. String beans thoran goes very well with rice.

Ingredients

  • Green beans – 250 gms
  • Coconut oil – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Dried chilly – 3 pcs
  • Green chilly, slit – 2 pcs
  • Onion, diced- 1 medium sized
  • Grated coconut- 2 gms
  • Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  • Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Wash and cut green beans.
  2. In a food processor, crush grated coconut, green chilly, cumin powder and garlic.Keep aside.
  3. Heat coconut oil in pan, splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves and dried chilly.
  4. Add onion and green chilly saute for a minute.
  5. Add beans and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  6. Add grated coconut mix and mix well with salt.
  7. Cover with a lid and cook for 5 minutes on slow fire.
  8. Remove the cover and stir fry on medium high for 2 minutes.

 

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