Beetroot Thoran

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Thoran is a side dish from the Kerala Cuisine made with vegetables like beetroot, cabbage, beans, carrot etc. It is a coconut based side dish. Beetroot thoran is a popular dish which is an integral part of Onam sadhya and also had as a side dish in daily meals in keralite homes. It is quick and easy recipe prepared with basic ingredients and beetroot and coconut as the main ingredients.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 250 gm Beetroot finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 3 Red Chillies dry
  • 4 Shallots
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 leaves Curry
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Take the chopped beetroot in a grinder cup and run the grinder for few seconds. Remove and set aside
  • Take the coconut, cumin seeds, dry red chillies, shallots and garlic and grind it finely.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. Let it crackle.
  • Add the beetroot, salt, mix well and saute for around 10 mins stirring continuously
  • If your beetroot is very dry sprinkle some water and cook. Let the water evaporate completely.
  • Add the remaining 1 tbsp oil and fry for about 5 mins stirring continuously and take off the heat.

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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