French Beans and Carrot Thoran, Kerala Dry Sabzi
by Tarla Dalal
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‘Thoran’ is a traditional vegetable preparation that is popular in Kerala. It is a dry subzi that can be prepared with many different veggies.
In this recipe, we have used a colourful combination of French beans and carrot. First, the veggies are sautéed with onions and an aromatic tempering of seeds and red chillies, and then it is perked up with a tasty mixture of coconut and other ingredients, which not only improves the taste but also gives a nice mouth-feel to the French Beans and Carrot Thoran.
Onions may or may not be added, but they give a nice crunch and strong flavour if added. Enjoy the thoran with steaming hot Rice and Sambhar or Rasam .
- Combine the coconut, turmeric powder, chilli powder, cumin seeds and garlic in a plate and mix very well using your hands. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, and kashmiri red chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the onions, french beans, carrot and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add 2 tbsp water, mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the prepared coconut mixture and coconut oil, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
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