Beans Thoran Recipe
Beans Thoran- A delicious, crisp easy to make stir fry of french beans and fresh coconut
Servings: 5 people
- 500 gms French beans
- 3 tbsp Cooking oil
- 1 tsp Mustard Seeds/ Rai
- 1 tsp White Lentil/ Urad Daal
- 1/4 Tsp Adsafoetida/ Hing
- 10 curry leaves
- 3 Green chilies/ Hari Mirch optional
- 4 Whole dry red chili
- 1/2 cup Fresh grated coconut
- 2 tbsp Water
- To Taste Salt
Wash the beans and then trim both the ends.Now make a bunch and chop the beans finely.
Heat oil in a pan and then add mustard seeds, urad daal when they start crackling add asafoetida,curry leaves and the whole red chili pieces.
Now add the chopped beans and saute for 2 minutes and then add salt and sprinkle 2 tbsp water mix.
Now cover the pan with a lid and cook on low heat till beans are almost done.
Open the pan and add the grated coconut and saute for 2 minutes on low heat .make sure all the water evaporate while stir frying.
switch off the heat and serve hot beans poriyal with daal rice or roti's.
1-Addition of turmeric is optional.
2- Traditionnaly coconut oil is used to make thoran but you can use any cooking oil if you are not used of adding coconut oil in your regular cooking.
3- Same way you can make thoran of any type of beans available