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Beans Thoran recipe, beans with coconut recipe, kerala recipe

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Beans Thoran

A very simple healthy dish. We get plenty of good beans here. So this dish is in our menu once every week. I love dishes which have a lot of coconut in it, so its one of my favourite

Beans Thoran Recipe


  • Beans  – 300g (2 ½  cup sliced)
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Small onion – 4
  • Green Chilli  – 3-4
  • Ginger  – ½ tsp (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder – ½  tsp
  • Grated coconut  –  ½  cup
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Oil
  • Salt


  1. Cut beans into thin pieces.
  2. Add cut beans  and ¼ cup of water in a cooker and mix well.
  3. Cover cooker with lid, without putting the cooker whistle. Steam the same for 3-4 minutes until beans is cooked.
  4. Heat oil in a nonstick pan and crackle mustard seeds.
  5. Add sliced small onions and curry leaves.
  6. Once onion is soft add ginger and  green chilli. Cook for 4-5 min.
  7.  Add turmeric powder and mix well.
  8. Add beans and mix well. Cook with pan covered in low flame for 4-5min. Give a stir in between.
  9. Add grated coconut and cook for 2-3 min.
  10. Serve hot with rice and curd.

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  • Steaming vegetable(step 3) is a tip which my mother in law gave me. It helps to reduce the cooking time., pub-8807793439541123, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0

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