Wednesday, 18 February 2009

Beetroot Thoran

Beetroot Thoran Recipe

Colorful Beetroot Thoran

Thoran is a South Indian sidedish for Rice.It is prepared by stir frying grated or chopped vegetables in oil along with coconut & spice mixture. This one is a basic thoran recipe . You can make any other thoran like , Carrot, Cabbage or Beans thoran with this recipe . Just have to replace Beetroot with the vegetable you have.

Things needed :
Beetroot - 1 grated
Onion -1/2 , chopped
Green chilly - 1 chopped

Shredded Coconut -1/2 cup
Cumin powder (Jeera) - 1/4 tsp
Chilly powder -1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp

Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves 1 spring

Preparation method :

Grate the Beetroot . Grind well Coconut,cumin , chilly powder & turmeric to make a paste.
Heat oil. Add mustard seeds . Allow them to splutter.
Add the onion and greenchillies fry until transparent .
Add grated Beetroot ,curry leaves . saute and fry .
When it is almost cooked, add the ground coconut paste & Salt. Saute and cook until everything is cooked good and water is absorbed.



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