Friday, April 1, 2011

Beans Thoran

Beans Thoran. The Kerala dish made in Malaysia. Of course, obviously, made in my kitchen right? Sure (Four Angled Beans Tempe, (Kacang Buncis Tempe Goreng & Tofu & Green Bean Stir Fry). Obviously too, Kerala is in India? Well, if you don't know. Thereafore, Beans Thoran is also an  Indian and specifically Malayalee style stir fry (Brinjal Anchovies Stir Fried Curried Tamarind Ladies Fingers). No, no. Don't press your cooking panic button just because I said Malayalee. Not a complicated matter I will vouch to making Beans Thoran. Long beans, onion, coconut milk, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, curry leaves, oil and salt. That's it?  I said it right. 

150g long beans/kacang panjang - cut into 1 inch length.
1 (abt 90g) onion - slice thinly
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 1/2 tsp turmeric/kunyit powder
2 sprigs curry leaves
3 tbsp oil
Salt for taste

When oil is heated, saute onion.
Add cumin seeds and continue to stir for a minute.
Put in the rest of the ingredient and cook to soften beans.
Dish out.


  1. wow...look at that wonderful color combination! It looks so good! I love long beans in coconut milk. Haven't tried using fresh milk though. It sounds yummy!

  2. delicious recipe dear...would love to giv it a try sometimes !

  3. thanks Tina and Sonali. I have done away with coconut milk for the fat contents and I find fresh milk is more creamy.

  4. Long beans are very much part of our diet Navaneetham... lovely yours đź‘Śđź‘Ś


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