Black eyed peas, green beans and carrot thoran

Black eyed peas, green beans and carrot thoran

Ingredients (Serves 6 – 7)

1. Black eyed peas – 3/4 cup, cooked ( Soak dried black eyed peas in enough water for 8 hrs. Cook it adding enough water and little salt for about 1 whistle or until tender. Drain excess water and set aside.)

2. Green beans –  1.5 cups (Around 30 – 40 no), chopped

3. Carrot – 1 medium, chopped

4. Garlic – 2 medium cloves

    Green chilies – 2 – 3

    Cumin seeds – 1 pinch

5. Onion – 1/2 cup, finely chopped

    Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

6. Grated coconut – 3/4 cup

7. Oil – 1 tbsp

    Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Dry red chilies – 2, broken

8. Salt – To taste

Black eyed peas thoran

Method

1. Crush garlic, green chilies and cumin seeds in a mortar and pestle. Set aside.

2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a cheena chatti / any deep pan at medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilies. Add finely chopped onion, turmeric powder, crushed garlic mixture and stir until onion is transparent. Add chopped beans, carrot and salt. Mix well. Sprinkle 1 – 2 tbsp water and cook covered at medium-low heat for 5 – 7 minutes until they are almost done. Add cooked black eyed peas, grated coconut and mix well. Cook for a few more minutes. Taste-check for salt. Switch off. Serve with rice.

Black eyed peas, green beans and carrot thoran

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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