Achinga thoran / Long beans thoran / Video recipe


Achinga/String beans – 250 g

Coconut oil – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Dry red chilies – 2 (break into three)
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Salt as needed
Grated coconut – 3/4 – 1 cup
Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves – few


Grind coconut and cumin seeds (Give one or two pulse in the mixer). Don’t turn it into a paste. Set aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Allow mustard seeds to crackle. Add dry red chilies , urad dal and curry leaves. Saute nicely. When urad dal turns light brown in color, add achinga, chili powder and turmeric powder. Mix well. Now add ground coconut cumin mixture. Cook in slow fire with the lid closed till it is done. Open the lid and stir. Sprinkle some water if needed for cooking beans. Now achinga thoran is ready to be served with warm rice.  

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