How to make Sadya or Kerala’s Flavorful Veggie Palette - Onam Sadya Recipes
Thoran (Stir Fried Veggies)
  • Beans, cut small- 1 cup
  • Ash gourd, diced small- ½ cup
  • Black chick peas (optional)- ½ cup, cooked in water
  • Water- ½ cup
  • Green chilies, chopped- 1
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Whole red chilies-2
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Vegetable oil- 1 tbsp
To Grind
  • Coconut grated- ½ cup
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Garlic minced- ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  1. Soak ½ cup black chick peas in water for 2 hours.
  2. Drain the water, cook the chickpeas along with 1 cup water in a pressure cooker until soft for 2 whistles.
  3. Grind the above-mentioned ingredients 'to grind' to a coarse paste.
  4. In a wide skillet, heat the oil, add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  5. Add whole red chilies, curry leaves and saute for a second.
  6. To this add beans, ash gourd, and green chilies. Add ½ cup water and cook covered.
  7. When the veggies turn soft, add the cooked black chickpeas and ground coconut, cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Stir fry the veggies for a few minutes and let all the water evaporate. Let coconut turn golden brown.
  9. Remove the pan from the heat and keep covered.
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