Category: Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg

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

Choko / Chow Chow Thoran

Ingredients: 1 choko / chayote / chow chow3 big garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies1/2 cup grated coconut3/4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tbsp urad dal1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and chop choko into small pieces and keep it aside. Heat […]

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

Pappadam Thoran

Ingredients: 6 pappadams3/4 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 cup onion, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 green chilli, finely chopped2 dry red chillies3/4 tsp mustard seeds3/4 tsp urad dalsalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: Cut pappadams into small cubes and fry them in oil and keep it aside. Crush grated […]

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

Pumpkin – Sprouted Green Gram Thoran/ Mathanga – Mulappicha Cherupayar Thoran

Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin / mathanga, peeled and chopped into small pieces1 cup sprouted green gram / mulappicha cherupayar1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 cup grated coconut2 green chillies2 shallots1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Crush together grated coconut, green chillies, shallots and cumin seeds and keep it aside. […]

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

Beetroot – Sprouted Green Gram (Mulappicha Cheyupayar) Thoran

Ingredients: 1 big beetroot, grated1 onion, chopped1 1/2 cup sprouted green gram / mulappicha cherupayar1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2-3 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/4 cup grated coconutsalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Heat coconut oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped onion and saute for 2-3 minutes. […]

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

Kale Parippu (Toor Dal) Thoran

Ingredients: 1 bunch kale1/2 cup toor dal / thuvara parippu3 green chillies, chopped3/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds2 garlic cloves3 shallots1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp urad dal2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Wash the dal and cook in a pan adding salt and […]

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

Snow Peas – Cabbage Thoran

Ingredients: 1/4 kg cabbage, chopped100 gm snow peas, chopped4 green chillies, chopped1/2 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp urad dal2-3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Chop cabbage and snow peas into small pieces. Crush together grated coconut, green chillies, turmeric powder and […]

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

Carrot Beetroot Mezhukkupuratti / Stir Fry

Ingredients: 2 medium carrots1 medium beetroot1 onion (1/3 cup), chopped3 green chillies, slit1/4 tsp chilli powdera pinch of turmeric powdersalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and cut the carrots and beetroot lengthwise into 3/4 inch pieces. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onion and slit green chillies and saute for 2 […]

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

Beans Vanpayar ( Red Beans )Thoran

Ingredients: 300 gm beans1/4 cup vanpayar / red beans ( 1/2 cup cooked)1/2 cup grated coconut4 shallots, thinly sliced3-4 green chillies1/4 tsp cumin powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water overnight and pressure cook it adding enough water and salt. […]

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

Purple Cabbage – Cherupayar (Green Gram) Thoran

Ingredients: 1/4 cup green gram / cherupayar2 cups purple cabbage, shredded or chopped1 small onion, chopped3 green chillies, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 dry red chilli1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2-3 tsp oil Preparation: Soak green gram/ cherupayar in water overnight and pressure cook it adding a pinch of turmeric powder, salt and […]

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

Peechinga Mezhukkupuratti / Ridge Gourd Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 big ridge gourd / peechinga, chopped ( 2 cups)6 shallots4-5 dry red chillies ( add to your spice level )1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and chop ridge gourd into small pieces. Crush shallots, dry red chillies and few curry leaves […]

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

Asparagus – Parippu (Toor Dal ) Thoran

Ingredients: 1 bunch asparagus1/4 cup toor dal / thuvara parippu1 small onion, chopped1/2 cup grated coconut2 garlic clovesa pinch of cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder2-3 green chillies1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp urad dalsalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Wash the dal and cook in a pan adding salt and enough water […]

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

Pachakaya Tholi -Muthira Thoran / Plantain Peel-Horse Gram Thoran

Ingredients: pachakaya / ethakka tholi / planatain peel, chopped ( from 3-4 big bananas)1/2 cup muthira / horse gram ( 3/4-1 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: Wash the horse […]