Side Dishes

Beetroot Thoran Recipe

Beetroot Thoran is a typical Keralite dry vegetable dish made with finely chopped veggies like cabbage, beans, beetroot etc with lots of grated coconut. This popular dish is an integral part of Onam Sadhya as well as eaten as a side dish with daily meals in Keralite homes. The beauty of this dish lies in the fine chopping done with skilled hands.

500 grams beetroot, very finely chopped or grated

1 cup coconut, grated

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

2 dry red chilies, broken

2 green chilies, slit

1 tablespoon urad dal/ white lentil

1 sprig curry leaf

Salt as required

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon red chilli powder

1-1/2 teaspoon coriander powder

Coconut oil as required

1 cup water
To begin making the Beetroot Thoran recipe, In a non stick wok, add 2 tablespoons coconut oil and saute the finely chopped beetroot for a while. Add 1 cup water or more and cook the beetroot till soft with...
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Nutritions

Calories
487

Sodium
3980mg
165% DV

Fat
35g
54% DV

Protein
14g
29% DV

Carbs
56g
19% DV

Fiber
20g
80% DV