Category: Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Vellarikka / Yellow Cucumber Mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup yellow cucumber / vellarikka3 garlic cloves, crushed4-5 shallots, crushed1 sprig curry leaves1/4 tsp turmeric powder1-1 1/2 tsp red chilli flakes / crushed red chillies ( as required)salt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel off the skin of vellarikka, remove its seeds and chop into small pieces. […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Zucchini – Black Eyed Beans (Vellapayar) Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups zucchini / courgette, chopped1/4 cup black eyed beans / vellapayar1/2 cup grated coconut1/4-1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1-2 green chillies, chopped1 garlic clove, crushed2 dried red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp urad dal1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak black eyed beans / vellapayar in […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Kovakka -Vanpayar Thoran (Ivy Gourd – Red Beans Thoran)

Ingredients: 300 gm kovakka1/4 cup vanpayar / red beans ( 1/2 cup cooked)1/2 cup grated coconut3 green chillies2 garlic cloves1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp chilli powder1 sprig curry leaves2-3 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water overnight and pressure cook it adding […]

Malabar Recipes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Vegetarian

Malabar Spinach / Basale Thoran

Ingredients: 3 cups malabar spinach / basale, chopped1/2 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 green chillies6 shallots, sliced2 garlic cloves, chopped1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chilliessalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Wash and chop malabar spinach into pieces and keep it aside. Grind grated coconut, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Carrot – Vanpayar (Red Beans) Thoran

Ingredients: 3 carrots (2 cups) , chopped1/4 cup vanpayar / red beans ( 1/2-3/4 cup cooked)3/4 cup grated coconut3-4 green chillies2 garlic cloves4 shallots1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4-1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste 1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water overnight and pressure cook it […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Carrot and Beetroot Thoran

Ingredients: 2 big carrots1 large beetroot1 cup grated coconut2-3 green chillies3 shallots2 garlic cloves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and finely chop carrots and beetroot. Crush together the grated coconut, green chillies, shallots, garlic cloves, chilli powder and turmeric […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Pachakaya Tholi – Vanpayar Thoran (Plantain Peel – Red Beans Thoran)

Ingredients: pachakaya / ethakka tholi / planatain peel, chopped ( from 3-4 big bananas)1/4 cup vanpayar / red beans ( 1/2-3/4 cup cooked)1 cup grated coconut3 green chillies2 garlic cloves1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Pumpkin Leaves / Mathan Ela Thoran

Ingredients: small bunch mathan ela / pumpkin leaves ( 2 cups), chopped1/2 cup grated coconut3-4 green chillies5 shallots1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp cumin seeds1 garlic clove1 dry red chilli1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp ghee1 tbsp oilsalt to taste Preparation: Wash the pumpkin leaves and drain the water completely. Then finely chop it and keep aside. […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Pavakka (Bitter Gourd) Thoran

Ingredients: 1 cup bitter gourd/ pavakka / kaipakka3/4 cup grated coconut1 onion, chopped1 tbsp ginger, chopped2 green chillies, choppedsalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds2 shallots, chopped3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp oil Preparation: Chop the bitter gourd into small pieces. In a manchatti / pan, add bitter gourd, grated coconut, salt and 1/4 […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Vazhakoombu-Parippu (Banana Flower-Toor Dal) Thoran

Ingredients: 1 large vazhakoombu / banana flower, finely chopped1/3 cup toor dal / thuvara parippu1/2-3/4 cup grated coconut2 garlic clovesa pinch of cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder2-3 green chillies2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Apply little oil in your hand and remove the outer hard layers […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Kovakka ( Ivy Gourd ) Mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients: 1/2 kg  kovakka/ ivy gourd 2 medium onions, finely chopped2 green chillies, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4-1/2 tsp pepper powder2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp mustard seeds2-3 tbsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Wash and cut the kovakka into lengthwise pieces and keep it aside. Heat oil in a […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Chena Varavu / Yam Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups elephant yam / chena, peeled and cubed1/2 cup grated coconut3 cloves garlic, crushed1/2-1 tsp chilly powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2-1 tsp tamarind pulp / small piece tamarind1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 tsp oilsalt to taste Preparation: Peel and chop yam into small cubes. In a pan, add chopped yam and cook […]