Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Steam them in an idli maker or in a rice cooker. The combination of sweet and spicy flavors makes this dry sweet potato thoran even more delicious. In fact it is one of natures best sources of Vitamin A. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I would have to say that to get the most flavour from your Keralan food, it has to be eaten with (well washed) hands. Change ). Serve Dry Sweet Potato Thoran along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal. Mix in between. It is quite a complicated process, but when you’re the recipient, you just scoop away and smile. Once i find a good supply of coconuts up here, our kitchen is heading towards Kerala again. Varnam Homestay is set in acres of its own land and we were served only ingredients that grew on their land, that included the rice, coffee, all the sensational fruits and vegetables and even milk (they had a few cows roaming behind the kitchen). Sweet Potato is healthy when compared to the usual potatoes. Sweet Potato and Red Pepper Thoran. I have just got back from the Mother land and while I was there stayed in some amazing homestays. Nigella Lawson, All meals served outside on the terrace overlooking the beach, vegan – feel good food – healthy – tasty – simple – wholefood – travel – fresh – local – home cooked happiness. Thoran cooks quickly, so best have all your ingredients to hand and prepared. I love the combo of pumpkin, sweet potato and broad beans. The dishes all come out in a specific order and a nice gentleman will come over and just keep spooning things onto your welcoming leaf. 2 dried chillies (cut down the middle lengthways) your own Pins on Pinterest I spent the first six weeks travelling from Delhi to Kerala with my Dad (see out blog ‘The Jalebi Express‘) and then we met Jane in Delhi and Jane and I travelled the Himalayas and spent time with the Tibetans up in Mcleod Ganj. Sweet potatoes are versatile, filling and packed with goodness. Lentil & sweet potato curry. Cheers Leroy . Thank you. The combination of sweet and spicy flavors make… Lower the heat a touch, leave to cook for five minutes. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 1 massive handful grated fresh coconut (or desiccated coconut will do) Dry Sweet Potato Thoran is a very basic South Indian Style Curry. Homestays are not normal in India, they vary greatly, some are just like hotels although many hotels in India can soon become something like a homestay. It can be eaten on its own as a snack or can be served as a side dish along with your meal. 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It is very easy to make and gets prepared in no time. Thoran is like a South Indian stir fry, very quick to get together and whip up. Add 1-2 teaspoon of oil and let the raw banana pieces get nicely fried on low flame . Munch with relish and dream  of swaying palms and endless rivers of mango juice. Sadya showcases the depth and diversity of Indian cuisine, the way for centuries it has been designed and modified to tantalise all of the tastebuds and senses. your own Pins on Pinterest ( Log Out /  Small efforts are rewarded with massive and delightful flavours. Even banana flowers make a mean Thoran. Beena and Varghese our gracious hosts were amazing and could not have made Dad and I more welcome. They all seemed to work well. Sweet potato is one of the most nutritious vegetables around with loads of antioxidants. Thoran is like a South Indian stir fry, very quick to get together and whip up. Welcome to India! Wayanad is tucked away in the northern tip of Kerala and is a stunning area, the flora and fauna are dense and spectacular; wild elephants and tigers roam the land and the people are gentle and very hospitable. We also made a Keralan classic sauce, with highly roasted coconut and ginger as a base. Keep the flame on low, close with a lid and let it cook over low flame. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! In Kerala for example plantains are a regular ingredient, as well as bitter gourd, yucca, yardlong beans, giant arums, red cheera and several different types of flowers. Cheers for the excellent base recipe. The way of life hardly wavers above a gentle amble. A blog about Delicious Vegetarian flavors with a healthy twist, evolved over my Amma’s 60 years of cooking experience! This of course never happens to the ladies. Once the blood is stemmed, you carry on with a new colourful finger guard. ( Log Out /  4 large handfuls spinach leaves Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add mustard seeds and urad dal. This is the ultimate favorite holiday recipe not only for my immediate family, but hands down, my dad's too! When the mustard seeds splutter, add curry leaves. Thoran is cooked especially well in Kerala and Tamil Nadu and this part of the world is a vegans heaven. I can see this becoming a staple here on Serendipity Farm. Check out those vibrant flavours!! A very unique flavour and something I will be cooking very soon (I forgot the name, it may be called Inchi Curry – see here for a recipe).