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Beetroot Thoran Recipe

This amazing beetroot stir fry recipe has a coconut touch to it

Beetroot Thoran Recipe

Are you someone who loves eating beetroot in their salad? Or maybe adding beetroot in your smoothie? If yes, then you will love Beetroot Thoran.

This amazing beetroot stir fry recipe has a coconut touch to it.

Beetroot Thoran is a part of Kerala cuisine and is the perfect side dish to pair up with your lunch or dinner.

If you want to find out how the combination of beetroot with coconut looks like then go ahead and try this recipe out.

4 Servings

2 medium grated beetroot

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds

2 small onion

2 stalks curry leaves

1 small green chilli

1/3 cup coconut powder

2 tablespoon coconut oil

1/4 tablespoon garam masala powder

1/2 tablespoon red chilli powder

1/2 tablespoon coriander powder

1/2 tablespoon chopped ginger

1/4 teaspoon turmeric

salt as required

Step 1 / 5 Fry The Onions

In a pan, heat coconut oil. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and onions. Fry the onions for about 2 mins. Then add green chilli, curry leaves, and ginger.

Step 2 / 5 Prepare The Masala

Now, add garam masala, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and red chilli powder to the mixture. Fry it on low flame.

Step 3 / 5 Add Beetroot To The Mixture

Add grated beetroot to the mixture and then salt as per your taste. Sir it to mix well. Close the lid for about 5-6 mins. Let it cook nicely.

Step 4 / 5 Garnishing With Coconut

Now, remove the lid and let it cook for about 3 mins. If you want to keep your beetroot crunchy, reduce the cooking time.

Once it's cooked well, add grated coconut. Mix it well so that the flavours could blend in properly. Let it sit for a minute and then switch off the gas flame.

Step 5 / 5 Ready To Serve

Your crunchy 'Beetroot Thoran' is ready to serve. Have it with wheat rotis. Enjoy.

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