Lamb with Beans Thoran, Potato Curry and Rice Recipe

 
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Lamb with Beans Thoran, Potato Curry and Rice
How to make Kerala Style Lamb with Beans Thoran, Potato Curry and Rice
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

This dish is straight from Kerala. Lamb, potatoes, beans with loads of coconut in it. Served with steamed rice.

Ingredients of Lamb with Beans Thoran, Potato Curry and Rice

  • For Lamb:
  • 500 Gram Lamb
  • 2 onions
  • 1 tsp of ginger paste
  • 4 green chillies
  • Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped coconut
  • 1 clove of garlic, sliced
  • 1 piece of ginger, sliced
  • Bottle masala
  • Coconut oil
  • Red chilli powder
  • Turmeric powder
  • Coriander powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 glass of water
  • For beans thoran:
  • 500 gms. finely sliced french beans
  • 1 Dried red chilli
  • 1/2 coconut
  • A pinch of Cumin seeds
  • 3-4 Shallots
  • 2 sliced green chillies
  • Coconut oil
  • Turmeric powder
  • Mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup finely sliced onion
  • 3-4 Tbsp of water
  • For potato curry:
  • 4 parboiled potatoes
  • 1 clove of garlic, pounded
  • 1 piece of ginger, pounded
  • 2 finely chopped onions
  • 4 finely chopped tomatoes
  • Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp of cumin powder
  • Turmeric powder
  • Red chilli powder
  • Degi mirch powder
  • Black pepper
  • Dhaniya powder
  • Coconut oil
  • Salt
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1 sliced shallot
  • 2 Red chillies
  • Curry leaves

How to Make Lamb with Beans Thoran, Potato Curry and Rice

  • Prepare Lamb:
  • 1.Mix the meat with some coriander powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and pepper.
  • 2.Put the meat in a pressure cooker and add 1 onion, curry leaves and half a glass of water. Let it cook up to 12 whistles.
  • 3.Take a pan and saute the coconut with turmeric powder in some coconut oil.
  • 4.Drain the meat reserving the left over stock.
  • 5.Take another pan and saute garlic, ginger, 1 chopped onion, green chilies, curry leaves and salt.
  • 6.Mix the meat together with the sauteed masala. Add the sauteed coconut along with some bottle masala, coconut oil and the left over meat stock.
  • 7.Let it cook for 10 minutes. Serve hot.
  • Prepare beans thoran:
  • 1.Take a wok and heat mustard seeds in some coconut oil.
  • 2.Add the onion and green chillies to it and saute.
  • 3.Add beans, curry leaves and water to it and cover it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Prepare coconut mixture:
  • 1.Scoop the flesh of the coconut and grate it.
  • 2.Add turmeric powder and zeera to the grated coconut.
  • 3.Add 2-3 tablespoons of the coconut mixture to the beans and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Prepare potato curry:
  • 1.Mustard seeds seeds in coconut oil. Add ginger and garlic and saute till brown.
  • 2.Add onions, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dhaniya powder, jeera powder, salt and degi mirch powder and saute for a few minutes.
  • 3.Then add tomatoes and saute for 10 minutes till the oil separates on the sides.
  • 4.Add chopped potatoes and water to it. Bring the mixture to a boil. Season to taste.
  • 5.Finally add coconut milk to the mixture and bring to a simmer.
  • Prepare tadka:
  • 1.Take a pan and heat mustard seeds in some coconut oil.
  • 2.Put the shallot, red chillies and curry leaves in it and saute till it turns golden brown.
  • 3.Add tadka to the above mixture.
  • 4.Serve with steamed rice.

Recipe Notes

Bottle masala is a mix of spices used in East Indian food (Coastal Maharashtra and down the coast.) It's a mix of various spices, sometimes up to 30 which is usually made once a year and then bottled. Used throughout the year.

Key Ingredients: Lamb, 2 onions, 1 tsp of ginger paste, 4 green chillies, Curry leaves, 1/2 cup chopped coconut, 1 clove of garlic, sliced, 1 piece of ginger, sliced, Coriander powder, Coconut oil, Turmeric powder, Mustard seeds, Curry leaves, Red chilli powder, Degi mirch powder, Black pepper, Dhaniya powder, Coconut oil, Salt, Red chillies,
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