Category: Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg

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 […]

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

Red Spinach – Jackfruit Seed / Chuvanna Cheera – Chakkakuru Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups red spinach / chuvanna cheera / red amaranth, finely chopped18-20 jackfruit seeds / chakkakuru3 shallots, sliced2-3 green chillies, chopped1 garlic clove, crushed1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 cup grated coconut1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Clean and cut jackfruit seeds / chakkakuru into medium pieces. […]

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

Red Spinach / Chuvanna Cheera Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups ( 1 bunch ) red spinach / chuvanna cheera / red amaranth, finely chopped5 shallots, sliced2-3 green chillies, chopped1 garlic clove, crushed1/4 tsp turmeric powder4-5 tbsp grated coconut1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add sliced shallots, curry […]

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

Vellarikka – Vanpayar / Yellow Cucumber – Red Beans Thoran

Ingredients: 1/2  cup vanpayar / red beans 250 gm vellarikka / yellow cucumber 1 cup grated coconut 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp turmeric powder a pinch of cumin seeds 1 sprig curry leaves 3 dry red chillies 1/2 tsp mustard seeds salt to taste 1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water overnight and […]