Beans/Payar thoran

Beans/Payar thoran

Kerala side dish that goes well with rice.

Beans/Payar thoranKerala side dish that goes well with rice.

Summary

3150
  • CourseSide dish
  • CuisineKerala
  • Yield2 servings 2 serving
  • Cooking Time15 minutesPT0H15M
  • Total Time15 minutesPT0H15M

Ingredients

Beans/Payar
250 Grams
Finely chopped ginger
1 Teaspoon
Finely chopped garlic
1 Teaspoon
Grated coconut
3-4 Tablespoons
Green chillies
3-4
Water
3 Tablespoons
Onion
6 Tablespoons
Curry Leaves
1 Sprig
Mustard seeds
1/2 Teaspoon
Oil
2 Tablespoons
Turmeric Powder
1/4 Teaspoon
Salt
To Taste

Steps

  1. Chop onion. Slit the green chilies. Keep aside
  2. Chop the beans thinly. For ease you can pulse them using a chopper/food processor.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai or skillet. Add the mustard seeds.
  4. Once the mustard seeds splutter, add the chopped onion, ginger , garlic, curry leaves and slit green chilies.
    Saute until the onion becomes translucent.
  5. Add the coconut and saute for 30 seconds or so.
  6. Add the chopped beans, salt and turmeric powder. Mix well.
  7. Sprinkle water and cover and cook on low to medium heat until soft. Takes about 10-15 minutes.
  8. Serve with rice