Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Green beans, Carrots and Green peas StirFry / Thoran

Simple vegetable stir-fry with fresh green beans is one of my favorite routine subji in meals. It is  very easy to make and packed with natural flavor of beans,carrots and green peas. This Stir-Fry is spiced with green chilies and flavored with curry leaves, cilantro and fresh coconut.

Ingredients :-
  • 2.5 Cups Green beans - finely chop  in 1 cm size pieces.
  • 2 carrots ( 7-8 inch long ) diced in 1 cm cubes. (1 Cup yield)
  • 1 Cup Frozen Green peas.
  • 1/2 Cup fresh grated coconut.
  • 1/2 Cup fresh chopped cilantro.
  • 2-3 green chilies - finely chopped.
  • 1/2 T.spoon turmeric powder
  • 10-12 curry leaves. 
  • 1 T.spoon oil.

Method of Cooking :-
  1. Slightly Cut  both the ends of each green beans and wash.Chop them finely into 1- cm size pieces. Similarly dice carrots into 1-cm cubes.
  2. Heat 1 tsp  oil in heavy bottom pot or open skillet. Add curry leaves - sizzle them for 10-12 seconds. Add chopped green chilies and turmeric powder - saute for another 10 seconds. Add green beans - saute on high heat for 2 minutes.. stirring often.
  3. Sprinkle 2 tbs water and add diced carrots, salt. Mix well , reduce heat to medium low and let it cook for 7-8 minutes. Make sure there is enough moisture in skillet and beans are not burning at bottom. If required sprinkle little more water.
  4. Now add 1 Cup green peas and little coconut. Mix well and cook for another 4-5 minutes on low heat. Do stir at interval. Lastly add  remaining fresh coconut , chopped cilantro. Serve with rice and roti.


dr.antony said...

Oh..easy. Even I can cook this.Thanks

Usha said...

Dr.Antony..yes it is very easy and packed with natural flavors of veggies...Thanks for your comments.