Beans thoran is a dry curry made with beans, grated coconut, green chilli , shallots, turmeric powder and tempered with mustard seeds, dry red chilli, shallots, curry leaves in coconut oil. This thoran is a tasty side dish for rice.
Beans – 250 gm
Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Garlic – 2 cloves
Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
Green chillies – 2 nos
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies – 2 nos
Onion or shallots – I used 1 small onion
salt as needed
Wash and chop beans into small pieces.
In a blender or mixer, add grated coconut, green chili, garlic, cumin seeds and turmeric powder. Grind coarsely without adding water.(Give 1 pulse).
Heat coconut oil in pan. Splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped shallots, dry red chillies, and curry leaves. When the onion turns light brown in color, add ground coconut mix and saute for 2 minutes. Now, add chopped beans and salt. Mix well. Sprinkle little water. Cook it with the lid covered on low flame for about 8 minutes. Stir occasionally. Serve hot with rice, Moru curry, Coconut milk rasam, Sambar or thakkali curry.