Jul 20, 2010

Amarakka Thoran

Amarakka Thoran
( Vaisambeli / Papdi in Konkani / Broadbeans Sukke )

Serves: 2

You will need

200 g amarakka
2 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds ( jeera )
1/4 teaspoon urad dal
2 tablespoon water
1/2 teaspoons salt

For the Coconut mixture:

1/4 cup grated coconut
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 tablespoon crushed garlic or shallots / small onions ( optional )

Mix all the ingredients well and keep aside.


Wash and clean amarakka. Remove the fibre from sides. Cut very thin slices.

In a pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds. When they begin to crackle add cumin seeds ( jeera ) and urad dal. Saute for 2 minutes.

Add sliced amarakka, coconut mixture, 2 tablespoon water ( do not add more water ) and salt to taste.

Mix well.Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 - 12 minutes or till done and water dries up. Stir occasionally.

Serve as a side dish with rice.


Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

looks lovely ,simple and yum....

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Really look awesome would be looked forward for some more good stuff. Thanks.

Devasena Hariharan said...

looks great Niya