A quick and easy recipe, Avarakkai Thoran is a popular Kerala style dish. This traditional dish is made with broad beans, coconut, pigeon pea, etc and goes well with rice.
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A subtly spiced dry veggie dish.
Wash, string and chop the broad beans into small pieces.
Wash the dal well and pressure-cook it with just enough water for about 2 whistles. The dal should not get mushy.
Grind the green chilly and coconut in a blender without adding any water.
Heat oil in a wok and add mustard seeds.
After the mustard crackles add the black gram, once it starts turning brown add the curry leaves.
Now add the chopped beans, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.
Sprinkle some water, cover and cook till the vegetable is done. Keep stirring occasionally.
Now add the cooked dal and the coconut green chilly paste. Mix well.
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