Saturday, 31 January 2009

Long Beans Thoran (Stir-fried Long Beans)

Here is a thoran with a twist.

4 cups - Long beans cut into 1 cms
2 tbs – Water
Salt - as required
2 tbs – Coconut Oil
4 - Large garlic cloves, chopped finely
3 tbs - Onion, chopped into small pieces
1 tsp - Red chilli Powder
3 - Green chillies, thinly sliced into round shapes
3 twigs - Curry leaves
1 tsp - Turmeric powder
1 cup - Freshly grated Coconut

1. Cook beans along with salt and water until it is tender and cooked.
2. In another pan, add oil. When it is hot, add onion, garlic and green chillies. When onions starts to turn brown, add Chilli powder, turmeric powder, curry leaves and coconut and stir fry for a minute on medium flame.
3. Add this to the cooked beans and mix well until combined.
4. This thoran serves as a very good side dish to go with plain boiled rice.


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