Beetroot Thoran / Beetroot Stir Fry

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Are you a lover of beetroot? Or would you love a good idea on how beetroot can become a part of your life? It’s all here, Keralas beetroot thoran!!! This recipe is so simple and it taste AMAZING!!

Beetroot Thoran / Beetroot Stir Fry

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
serves: 3-4

Beetroot: 1 large (shredded or finely chopped)

Shallots or onions: 1-2 (thinly sliced)
Garlic : 2 pods (chopped)
Green chillies : 2-3 (split lengthwise)

Cumin Seeds: 1/4 tsp
Grated Coconut: 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
Curry leaves: 1 sprig
Oil: 1 tbsp
Salt to taste


  1. Mix thoroughly the chopped beets, grated coconut, with turmeric powder, shallots, cumin seeds, garlic, salt and curry leaves.
    2. Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds and when it’s starts to splutter.
    3. Add the beet mixture and sprinkle very little water on the top and cover the pan and cook on low heat, stirring occasionally
    4.After 5 minutes remove the lid and stir fry for another 5 minutes.
    5. Serve hot. Goes well with rice as a side dish


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