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Kerala Beans Stir Fry

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Thoran or Thokaran is a typical Kerala recipe which is made of vegetables and coconut. It is very nourishing and tasty. It is used as a side dish for rice. Visit my website http://malayali.me for more recipes !!!
Ingredients
  Beans 1⁄2 Kilogram (Chopped into thin pieces)
  Kunjulli 5 (shallots)
  Garlic pods 5 , crushed
  Green chillies 4 , slit
  Turmeric 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves 2 Tablespoon
  Coconut paste 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
Directions

Preparation Method
1. Grind together coconut, turmeric powder, kunjulli and green chillies.
2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a non stick pan and splutter mustard seeds. You can add onions and saute till golden brown.
3. Add garlic and curry leaves and saute for a minute.
4. Add beans, ground coconut paste and salt to taste. Mix lightly.
5. Cover the pan and cook on low flame, stirring occasionally.
6. After 6- 8 mins, the beans will be cooked.

Note

Never add water while making any thoran. The vegetables contain water which is more than enough for cooking.

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Recipe Summary

Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Occasion: 
Onam
Specialty: 
Sadya
Restriction: 
Vegan
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Beans & Coconut Stir Fry

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3 Comments

vandana's picture
This thoran looks very yummy. Healthy beans with coconut that is very tasty indeed.
srividya76's picture
Delicious thoran. Thank you for posting.
Sanghi's picture
Very tasty and healthy dish. Thanks for the post.