Jul 24, 2010

Chawli Sukke ( Payaru Thoran )

Chawli Sukke / Payaru Thoran

Sukke / Thoran - Vegetables cooked with coconut mixture and final product will be without gravy or liquid is called Sukke.

Chawli in Konkani ( Cochin GSB Konkani cuisine )
Achinga Payar or Payar in Malayalam
Long beans in English

Serves: 2

You will need

200 g chawli / achinga payar ( pick fresh )
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 chawli / achinga payar. Cut into very small pieces.

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 chopped payar / chawli, 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 ( choru / seeth ).


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