Broccoli With Red Lentils


Broccoli With Red Lentils

A healthy and delicious thoran
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 8 people



  • Wash the lentils(vanpayar) and cook them in a pressure cooker with crushed garlic, salt and little water upto 6-7 whistles.
  • Remove from heat and keep aside until the pressure from the cooker has gone.
  • Wash the broccoli well. Cut it into chunks and transfer it into a food processor. Pulse it until its coarsely minced.
  • Add the shallots, green chillies, coconut and curry leaves with the shredded broccoli and mix well with hands.
  • Splutter the mustard seeds. Add broccoli mixture and cook for 10 minutes. Do not add water. Add the cooked lentils(vanpayar).
  • Add salt to taste. Mix well. Cook until the broccoli is done.
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