Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Carrot–Beans Thoran


Ingredients: (Serves 4 - 6)

Carrot                          --   2 medium
Beans                           --   200 gms 
Green chillies           --   3 - 4
Shallots                       --   2
Shredded coconut  --   ½ cup
Turmeric powder    --   ¼ tsp
Curry leaves              --   1 sprig
Mustard seeds          --   1 tsp
Red chillies                --   1
Salt                                --   as required
Oil                                  --   as required.


Chop the carrot and beans into small and medium thin pieces. Chop the shallots and slit the green chillies. In a big bowl, add the chopped carrots, beans ,shallots,green chillies, curry leaves,turmeric powder, shredded coconut and salt. Mix well, preferably with your hand.

Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add the red chillies and saute for a minute. Add the above mixture, give a good mix, close with a lid and cook on a low flame. Make sure to saute every 2 -3 minutes to avoid burning at the bottom. Cook until done. It should not take more than 10 - 15 minutes. Serve with rice.


Recipe Courtesy: Amma


  1. Colorful and delicious looking thoran. Excellent preparation.