Dry Sweet Potato Thoran Recipe
Dry Sweet Potato Thoran is a very basic South Indian Style Curry. It can be eaten on its own as a snack or can be served as a side dish along with your meal.
Sweet Potato is healthy when compared to the usual potatoes. Dry Sweet Potato Thoran is a very basic South Indian Style Curry. It can be eaten on its own as a snack or can be served as a side dish along with your meal.
It is very easy to make and gets prepared in no time. The combination of sweet and spicy flavors makes this dry sweet potato thoran even more delicious. This recipe is also perfect to pack in your and your kids lunch box.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Sweet Potato recipes such as
- 2 Sweet Potatoes , medium size
- 1 Onion
- 1/2 teaspoon Rasam Powder
- Turmeric powder (Haldi) , a pinch
- Asafoetida (hing) , a pinch
- Salt , to taste For the seasoning
- 2 teaspoons Oil
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
How to make Dry Sweet Potato Thoran Recipe
To begin making the Dry Sweet Potato Thoran Recipe, wash and trim the edges of sweet potatoes. Pressure cook in enough water for 1 whistle over medium flame. After the pressure is released, peel the skin and cut into roundels and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add mustard seeds and urad dal. When the mustard seeds splutter, add curry leaves. Later add chopped onion and saute till soft and translucent.
Add the sliced sweet potato to the pan and toss them gently. Add turmeric powder, salt and rasam powder. Mix everything so that sweet potato slices are well coated.
Keep the flame on low, close with a lid and let it cook over low flame. Mix in between. The mixture should cook from the steam released by it.
When the sweet potato is cooked, sprinkle gram flour and toss gently such that it gets coated well. Add 1-2 teaspoon of oil and let the raw banana pieces get nicely fried on low flame .
Let it cook for 5-7 minutes for all the flavors to absorb. Take off stove and serve hot.