Amarakka thoran is a variety of Indian broad beans stir fried with onion and coconut to a dry consistency served usually as a side dish with rice and curries.
Amarakka / ..... - 1/4 kg(approx)
Red onion / Sabala (medium sized) - 1 chopped
Green chili/ pachamulagu -1 chopped
Grated coconut/thenga -1/2 cup
Urad dal/ uzhunnu parippu - 1 tsp
Mustard/ Kadugu -1/2 tsp
Whole red chili /chumanna mulagu-1 or 2
Coconut oil/ velichenna -2-3 tsps
Salt to taste
1. Wash the beans well .Cut both the ends and also pull out strings. Open the pods and separate the fat/mature seeds. Leave the tender ones inside itself . Chop the amarakka finely.Show off ur knife skills.
2. Heat coconut oil add mustard when it crackles add red chili and the urad dal when it turns into golden brown add chopped onion and and green chilies and saute until the onion turns translucent then add the separated matured amarakka seeds and salt and saute and cook until they are half done now add the chopped beans sprinkle some water on top.
3.Cover and cook until almost cooked in low to medium heat. Saute in between. Now add coconut grated saute and cook until the beans are tender.Do not cook until the beans turn brown .
Serve it warm with rice and other nadan spicy curries.
Hope you like it.