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Koorka thoran | Mezhukkupuratti | Chinese Potato Stir Fry

Hi friends, its a long time since I posted a recipe here. Sorry for the delay. Got busy with my studies ūüôā Koorka season is back in Kerala now. I am sure, Koorka (Chinese potato) needs no introduction to any Keralite. Here I will serve a simple, but traditional Kerala recipe for Koorka thoran / […]

Chakkakuru thoran – Jackfruit seed stirfry

Thoran / mezhukkupuratti is a dry side dish in Kerala served along with steamed¬†rice. It is¬†traditionally made of finely chopped vegetables¬†mixed together with grated¬†coconut, turmeric powder, mustard seeds and curry leaves¬†and briefly stirred on a pan / cheenachatti over a very hot fire. Jackfruit is a very popular fruit in Kerala and I am sure […]

Vendakka thoran / Okra stir fry

I was never an Okra lover, but as my hubby loves all preparations of Okra / Vedakka, I started including it in my menu. This is a¬†simple everyday recipe (nothing of rocket science ;)) for preparing Vendakka thoran (stir fry) with grated coconut. Its my MIL’s recipe. She prepares it well and quickly in not […]

Payar Kaya Thoran

Thoran is a very popular and common Kerala dry dish traditionally made of finely chopped vegetables (any vegetable ¬†of choice) such as bitter-gourd, ¬†unripe¬†jack fruit,¬†cabbage¬†or leaves such as green or red¬†cheera,¬†¬†Moringa¬†etc.¬†These chopped vegetables are mixed with grated¬†coconut,¬†mustard seeds,¬†curry leaves¬†and¬†turmeric powder¬†and briefly stirred on a pan over a very hot fire. Thoran is usually served along […]

Cabbage thoran / Cabbage stir fry – Kerala style

Thoran is a popular and common¬†dry Kerala dish traditionally made of finely chopped vegetable (any vegetable ¬†of choice) such as, unripe¬†jack fruit,¬†bitter-gourd, cabbage¬†or¬†of leaves such as green or red¬†cheera,¬†¬†Moringa¬†etc.¬†The chopped vegetable is mixed together with grated¬†coconut,¬†mustard seeds,¬†curry leaves¬†and¬†turmeric powder¬†and briefly stirred on a pan over a very hot fire. Thoran is usually served along with […]

Salmon Roe Stir fry (Caviar / Mananjil / Paringil thoran)

The roe (Mananjil / Paringil) of marine animals, such as the roe of sardine, lumpsucker,¬†hake¬†and¬†salmon is an excellent source of¬†omega-3¬†fatty acids. This food is a good source of Vitamin C, Thiamin, Folate and a very good source of Protein, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Riboflavin, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus and Selenium etc. Unfortunately as its the egg […]