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.
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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.