Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Raw banana peel and whole moong dal thoran/Kaya thondu cherpayar thoran






This thoran is often prepared with the leftover banana peels after making banana chips. Banana peels along with whole moong dal makes a nutrient rich thoran.

Ingredients

Raw banana peel/Pachakaya thondu - 250 gm
Whole moong dal/Green gram/ Cherupayar - 1/4 cup
Oil
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
ginger chopped - 1 tsp
Green chillies, chopped - 2 nos
Shallots, chopped - 2 tbsp
Curry leaves
Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
Salt as needed
Grated coconut-3/4 cup




Method

Clean and cut banana peels into small pieces.

Boil green gram dal and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Saute chopped ginger, green chillies, onion chopped, and curry leaves.When onion turns light brown in colour, add turmeric powder, salt and banana peel. Mix well and close with a lid and cook.  When banana peels are cooked, add cooked green gram and grated coconut to this. After 3 minutes, switch off the stove.












19 comments:

  1. Never included raw banana peel.Nice way of making thoran with it.

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  2. nattiloke kalyanathinte thale divasam oke undakkunna special thoran..:)love it

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  3. Quite an interesting dish...Well made

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  4. looks super ...very intersting recipe

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  5. I love them, have them posted in my site a while back. Lunch combo picture looks delicious and tempting :)

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  6. super delicious thoran,yummmy spread !!

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  7. New to me,looks healthy..nice meals.

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  8. Interesting recipe, new to me.Love to have this with steamy rice and sambar, of course pappadam

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  9. nice use of peels in to dish, lovely spread

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  10. Interesting and healthy recipe...and also I couldn't restrict myself drooling at those super fried fishes too...tempting!

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  11. Every classic dish and ever loved. Though I have cleaning up the peel.

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  12. // superb picture // gra8 recipe //

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  13. I have never cooked with banana peels, this looks so delicious..

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  14. Banana peels..didn't even know they are edible. This is so exotic and delicious.

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  15. Wow.. poriyal with raw banana peel, sounds interesting!

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