Beans Carrot Thoran / Beans & Carrot Stir Fry

beans carrot thoran


  • French beans – 500 gms chopped
  • Carrots – 3 chopped
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tspn
  • Shallots – 7-9 sliced (or half of an onion chopped fine)
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Red chilly flakes – 2 tspn
  • Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Oil – 1 tblspn
  • Salt as required


  • Cook beans and carrots adding half cup water, turmeric powder and salt. Cook covered on a low flame for 10 minutes. Open the lid and cook until all water content has evaporated.
  • Take a pan and add oil. Once oil is hot, add shallots and curry leave. When shallots have turned golden brown, add red chilly flakes and saute for half a minute on low flame, take care not to burn the chilly flakes. Add grated coconut and saute for a minute until dry next add the cooked beans and carrots and mix well. Keep on a low flame for 5 minutes ¬†stirring occasionally.

Thank you.

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