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Beetroot Thoran

Akum Jamir
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Beetroot Thoran RECIPE

A simple, quick, easy, colourful and nutritious side dish.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Stir fry
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Beetroot 2 finely chopped
  2. Coconut 1/2 cup
  3. Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  4. Dry Red Chilly 3
  5. Shallots 4
  6. Garlic 3 cloves
  7. Coconut oil 3 tsp
  8. Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  9. Urad dal 1/2 tsp
  10. Curry leaves 1 sprig
  11. Salt to taste


  1. Take the chopped beetroot in a grinder cup and run the grinder for few seconds. Remove and set aside
  2. Take the coconut, cumin seeds, dry red chillies, shallots and garlic and grind it finely.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan.
  4. Add the mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. Let it crackle.
  5. Add the beetroot, salt, mix well and saute for around 10 mins stirring continuously.
  6. If your beetroot is very dry sprinkle some water and cook. Let the water evaporate completely.
  7. Add the grounded masala and mix well.
  8. Add the remaining 1 tsp oil and fry for about 5 mins stirring and take off the heat.

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