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Carrot Beans Thoran

Carrot beans thoran recipe a kerala style stir fry with the combination of carrot and beans. A quick and easy Kerala special side dish for rice with coconut oil flavor, tastes soo good.


  • 1/2 cup carrots chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup beans chopped finely
  • 5 nos small onion sliced
  • salt to taste

To temper:

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp urad dal
  • 1 no red chilli broken
  • few curry leaves

To grind:

  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 1 small green chilli
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric powder


  • To a mixer jar add all the ingredients listed under ‘to grind’ to a coarse mixture without adding water.Heat coconut oil – add mustard seeds let it splutter, then add urad dal,red chilli and curry leaves.Let it splutter.
  • Add onion saute till it becomes transparent.Then add carrot,beans and required salt.
  • Saute for 2 mins.Cook covered until the veggies turn soft.No need to add water the moisture is enough for the veggies to get cooked.Stir in between and cook covered.
  • Check if the veggies are done.Add coconut moisture give a saute and cook for 2 mins and switch off.
  • Serve with rice and sambar.

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