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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Vanpayar Thoran / Red Beans Thoran



Vanpayar Thoran / Red Bean Thoran is a delicious dry dish rich in protein often served with rice or kanji.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Red Beans/ Van payar - 1 cup 
  • Grated coconut - 3/4 cup 
  • Cumin seeds- pinch
  • Garlic pods - 2 nos 
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp 
  • Chilly powder - 1 tsp 
  • Pepper Powder - ½ tsp
  • Coconut Oil - 1 tbsp 
  • Curry leaves - A few
  • Salt to taste

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Cook Beans / Vanpayar in a Pressure cooker with Turmeric Powder and Water for 3 -4 whistle. 
  • Crush Coconut, Cumin seed, Chilly Powder, Pepper Powder and Garlic. 
  • Add the Coconut Mix to the cooked Beans and mix well. 
  • Add Curry leaves and Coconut Oil and stir for a minute and remove from fire.
Recommended Combination: Vanpayar Thoran / Red Bean Thoran can be served hot with Rice / Kanji.

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