Beetroot Thoran

Preparation Time: 5 – 10 minutes

Cooking Time:  10 – 15 Minutes

Servings: 3 – 4 persons

Main Ingredients: Beetroot

Cuisine: South Indian

Course / Category: Vegetarian, Side Dish

Tags: Side Dish, Sadhya



Beetroot: 2 numbers

Coconut: ½ cup

Onion: 1 number (Medium)

Green Chilly: 1 number

Turmeric Powder: 1/4 teaspoon

Garlic: 2 – 3 flakes

Cumin seeds: ¼ teaspoon

Curry leaves: 4 – 5 numbers

Oil: 1 tablespoon

Salt: as required


Finely chop beetroot, onion, green chilly & garlic

Heat oil in a pan.

Put mustard to it, when it splutters add finely chopped betroot, green chilly, onion, garlic & curry leaves.

In this mix add grated coconut, cumin seeds, turmeric & 1/4 cup of water & sauté well.

Close with lid & cook on low flame till water evaporates & beetroot is cooked.

Garnish with fresh curry leaves



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