Cabbage And Carrot Thoran Recipe

Karthika Gopalakrishnan
Cabbage And Carrot Thoran Recipe
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Cabbage and Carrot Thoran Recipe is a simple Kerala cuisine preparation commonly done in all houses and served as an accompaniment for rice. Cabbage and carrot are grated finely, mixed with spices, cooked in medium flame without the addition of water and grated coconut is generously added to the thoran. The recipe can be prepared easily in a few minutes and can also be packed as part of lunch. Prepare this simple thoran than usual poriyal, and serve with hot boiled rice, Cheriya ulli sambar and fried papad.

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Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 3 Carrots (Gajjar) , grated
  • 1/2 Cabbage (Patta Gobi/ Muttaikose) , finely chopped
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 4 Green Chillies , slit
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • Salt , as required

How to make Cabbage And Carrot Thoran Recipe

  1. To prepare this easy Cabbage And Carrot Thoran Recipe, wash and prepare carrots and cabbage first.

  2. In a bowl, add grated carrots and chopped cabbage. Add onions, green chilies, cumin powder, turmeric powder and required salt to the vegetable mixture.

  3. Toss them well so that they are mixed well together.

  4. In a kadai, add oil and heat over a medium flame.

  5. Add mustard seeds once the oil is hot.

  6. Once the mustards splutter, add curry leaves and the vegetable mixture.

  7. Cook the mixture over the medium flame with the lid covered. This may take 10-12 minutes.

  8. Once the vegetables become tender and cooked, add grated coconut to the mixture.

  9. Combine them well and cook with the lid open for about 3 minutes till the dish is cooked.

  10. Switch off the flame. Serve the carrot and cabbage thoran with hot boiled rice, Cheriya ulli sambar and fried papad for a perfect meal.