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Beans thoran recipe

Beans thoran recipe a simple kerala style stir fry.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Author Sharmilee J


  • 25 nos french beans (1 and 1/2 cups chopped)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • salt to taste

To temper:

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 nos red chillies
  • a small sprig curry leaves

To grind:

  • 3 tbsp grated coconut
  • 4 nos small onion
  • 1 no green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder


  • Trim the edges and chop the beans finely as shown in the pic,Set aside.In a pan - heat oil in a pan add the items listed under 'to temper', let it crackle.Then add chopped beans.Saute for few mins.
  • Meanwhile grind together the ingredients listed under 'to grind' to a coarse mixture without adding water.Add it to the pan.
  • Cook for 3-5 mins in low flame till raw smell leaves.Add water.
  • Cook covered for few mins until beans turn soft.You may sprinkle little more water if needed.Stir,fluff it up and cook until the moisture leaves.Switch off.