Thursday, January 5, 2012

Achinga-Vanpayar Thoran/Red Chori-Yard Long Beans Stir fry(Sabzi)


Ingredients:-
  1. Vanpayar/Red Moong Dal/Red Chori - 1/2 cup
  2. Achinga Payar/Yard Long Beans - 1 small bunch(around 1/2 lb, oru kettu)
  3. Onion - 1 finely chopped
  4. Green chilly slit into halves - 4
  5. Curry leaves a sprig or more
  6. Dry Red chilly - 2(broken into halves)
  7. Turmeric powder - 3/4 tsp 
  8. Mustard seeds - 1tsp
  9. Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup
  10. Coconut oil - 2tbsp(preferably or oil of ur choice)
  11. Water  around 1/2 cup to cook the vanpayar/red moong
  12. Salt to taste.
Preparation Method:-
  • Wash and drain the red moong and soak for 30 minutes. Cook it till tender by adding  1/2 tsp salt (give it a whistle or two in pressure cooker or cook it covered till soft -don't overcook). Set aside.
  • Wash and pat dry the yard beans, chop them and set aside

  • Heat up a kadai or non-stick pan, pour the oil and crackle mustard seeds. Add in curry leaves and broken red chilies and saute for few seconds.
  • Add in the onion, green chilies, salt and saute for a minute. Add the chopped yard beans, turmeric powder and saute well to mix everything. 
  • Cover and half cook the yard beans in medium heat without adding water. Stir in between so that they don't stick onto the pan and burn
  • Add the cooked red moong/red chori and stir well to mix everything. Cover and cook for some more time say five-seven minutes till yard bean and red moong blend well and is cooked properly. Check for the salt and adjust accordingly.
  • Add the grated coconut and more curry leaves and saute to mix well. 
  • Switch off the flame and serve warm with Rice/Roti. Enjoy!!!!!!

Sending this to The Kerala Kitchen event hosted by Kaveri @ Palakkad Chamayal and New U hosted by Vardhini a@Zesty Palatte


I am really honored and happy for receiving the 'Top Contributor Award'  and 'Participation Award' from Ramya of Ramya's Recipes for the participation in her Cakes for Christmas Event. Thanks a lot Ramya for this cute awards.

                        

23 comments:

  1. Wow!1thoran looks so delicious and colorful,lovely combo.
    An award is waiting for u dear,drop by at my space and collect it.

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  2. Looks great........lovely dish...........

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  3. Nice combi..never tired this combi..ur panner curry looks yumm too..and the new year pic with ur cuties is so sweet :)Wishing u a very happy new year :)

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  4. Very delicious n nutritious combo..yummy!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  5. this is so easy n really nice recipe dear..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  6. Healthy n protein rich curry...
    Happy New Year!!

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  7. Lovely combo......healthy n nutritious thporan

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  8. Simply cant take my eyes from ur click..delicious thoran.

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  9. nice combo for the thoran. i havent tried it yet.
    happy to see the awards on ur space.
    Pls do send in your entries to my new DESSERTS EVENT. http://ramyasrecipe.blogspot.com/2012/01/abc-series-desserts_06.html

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  10. Healthy and lovely combo..yum

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  11. Wow!,Awesomely yumm thoran Dear.Luks delish

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  12. my fav....adioli aayittundu....
    ayyannur alla dear.Pandalam aanu.Prathibha evideya naattil?

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  13. Nice combo!! Happy New Year Dear.Glad to follow u.Drop to my blog too.


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  14. healthy and delicious combo, nice thoran Prathibha..

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  15. hi prathiba, the way we cook this is very different, would like to try out yours- very spicy, with dhal and coconut. thanks for sharing
    have a nice day

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  16. hi prathiba, the way we cook this is very different, would like to try out yours- very spicy, with dhal and coconut. thanks for sharing
    have a nice day

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  17. Thoran looks delicious. Would be lovey with steaming rice and some moru. yum yum.

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  18. Once I got yard beans and didn't know what to do with it and prepared a simple stir fry. Your preparation with lentils makes me to feel healthy and I am going to prepare it this way when i get yard beans.

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  19. Thoran looks inviting and the clicks look gorgeous. Thx for linking to the event. Could you also add a link to the event announcement? Thx.

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