Beans/Payar thoran

Beans/Payar thoran

Kerala side dish that goes well with rice.

Teena Mathew


  1. 250 Grams Beans Payar /
  2. 1 Teaspoon chopped ginger finely
  3. 1 Teaspoon chopped garlic finely
  4. 3 - 4 Tablespoons coconut grated
  5. 3 - 4 green chillies
  6. 3 Tablespoons water
  7. 6 Tablespoons Onion
  8. 1 Sprig Curry Leaves
  9. 1/2 Teaspoon Mustard seeds
  10. 2 Tablespoons Oil
  11. 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  12. To Taste Salt


15 mins
  1. Chop onion. Slit the green chilies. Keep aside

  2. Chop the beans thinly. For ease you can pulse them using a chopper/food processor.

  3. Heat oil in a kadai or skillet. Add the mustard seeds.

  4. Once the mustard seeds splutter, add the chopped onion, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and slit green chilies. Saute until the onion becomes translucent.

  5. Add the coconut and saute for 30 seconds or so.

  6. Add the chopped beans, salt and turmeric powder. Mix well.

  7. Sprinkle water and cover and cook on low to medium heat until soft. Takes about 10-15 minutes.

  8. Serve with rice

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