Kaali Thori Saaru N Kaali Thori Upkari
- Kaali Thori ( Black Beans )- 1 cup
- Salt to taste
Seasoning for Saaru (Rasam)
- Oil-1 tsp
- Dry red chillies- 2 or 3
- Crushed Garlic flakes - 6
Seasoning for Upkari
- Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
- Hing/Asafoetida- 2 pinch
- Dry Red chillies- 2 or 3
- Grated coconut- 4 tsp
Wash and soak kaali thori in water overnight . Pressure cook them for about 4 to 5 whistles or till completely cooked. ( dont over cook n make them mushy ).
Separate the cooked liquid and the cooked black beans ( Kaali thori ) .
In a vessel add the cooked liquid along with salt and water ( adjust the consistency as required ) . Boil it n later give the seasoning .
Method for upkari
In a kadai add oil , splutter mustard seeds, add torn dry red chillies , hing n then the cooked kaali thori, salt n cook ... lastly garnish with grated coconut . switch off the gas .