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Van Payar /Chumanna Payar / Red Bean Thoran

Ingredients :

Van Payar /chumanna Payar / Red Bean >   1/2cup

Grated coconut >   1/4cup

Pepper Powder >  1/2 tsp

Garlic >  1

Shallots /kunjulli > 2 (thinly sliced)

Turmeric Powder >  1/4tsp

Dry Red Chilly >  1

Mustard Seeds >  1/2tsp

Curry Leaf >   1stem

Oil  >  1tbp

Salt to taste



  • Soak the red bean for 5-6hours. Then pressure cook it by adding 1 cup water for 2 whistle by adding  salt.
  • Open the cooker and drain the water into a vessel and keep it aside.
  • Coarsely grind grated coconut, cumin seed, pepper powder & garlic using a mixer grinder.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, once it start to crackle add shallots and sauté till it turn slight brown color, now dry red chilly , curry leaves. Now add cooked red bean & grinded coconut mixture . Cover the pan and cook in medium flame for 5 minutes, so that the raw smell of coconut is removed
  • Now mix it well and cook it for 2minutes without closing the pan.

Serve it with rice and payarupuli


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This entry was posted on August 5, 2013 by in Recipe Index Link, Side Dish.
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