Category: Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg

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 […]

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

Red Kale Thoran (Stir Fry with Coconut)

Ingredients: 1 bunch red kale1/2 cup grated coconut2-3 shallots1 garlic clove1/4 tsp cumin seeds2 dry red chillies1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Wash and finely chop the red kale leaves and keep it aside. Crush together grated coconut, garlic, shallots, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and dry […]

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

Kovakka – Kadala Thoran / Ivy Gourd – Black Chickpeas Thoran

Ingredients: 300 gm kovakka/ ivy gourd1/4 cup black chickpeas / kadala1 small onion, chopped3 green chillies, chopped2 garlic cloves, crushed1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 cup grated coconut1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak kadala/ chickpeas in water and pressure cook it adding enough water and salt and […]

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

Kale Thoran

Ingredients: 1 bunch kale1/2 cup grated coconut2-3 shallots1 garlic clove1/4 tsp cumin seeds2 dry red chillies1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Wash and finely chop the kale leaves and keep it aside. Crush together grated coconut, garlic, shallots, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and dry red chillies […]

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 […]