Broad Beans Dry Vegetable With Coconut Recipe

A simple South Indian delicacy made with seasonal veggie, coconut and minimal spices. A side dish that pairs best with steamed rice or dosa. Including greens is very vital in a child's meal, broad beans are rich in both folate and B vitamins, which is essential for nerve and blood cell development, cognitive function and energy.

Nutritional info

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  • 0.9 gm
    Protein
  • 8.1 gm
    Total Fat
  • 2.7 gm
    Carbohydrate
  • 100.0 kcal
    Energy
  • 12.9 mg
    Calcium
  • 0.5 mg
    Iron
  • 1.5 mg
    Vitamin C
  • 6.5 mcg
    Vitamin A
1/2 Chopped Cup(48.0 gm) Broad Beans
1.0 Grated Tbsp(6.0 gm) Fresh Coconut
1/4 Tsp(0.95 gm) Urad Dal
4.0 Number(0.44 gm) Kadi Patta
1/4 Tsp(0.93 gm) Rai
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
1.0 Tsp(3.0 ml) Oil
30.0 Ml(30.0 ml) Water
  • For making broad besan thoran

  • Take a kadhai and heat add 1/2 tsp oil in it.

  • Add 1/4 tsp rai, 1/4 tsp urad dal, 4 kadi pattas, 1/2 cup chopped broad beans, 1/4 tsp salt and stir.

  • Add a little water, cover and allow to cook well.

  • Once cooked, add 1 tbsp grated fresh coconut and mix well.

  • Serve hot with rice.