Cabbage-Carrot Thoran



Cabbage – 1/2 shredded

Carrots – 2 chopped

Grated coconut – 3/4 cup

Onion – 1 sliced

Garlic – 1 chopped

Green chillies – 4 chopped

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Cumin seeds/jeera – 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Coconut oil – 1 tbsp


Heat oil in a non-stick pan and splutter mustard seeds and cumin.  Add onions, garlic, green chillies and curry leaves.  Fry for a minute and add turmeric powder.  Stir and add cabbage, carrots and salt. Cover with a lid and cook on a low flame.  Do not add water.  Stir every 5 minutes while cooking.  When 3/4th done, add grated coconut.  Mix well and cover and cook till done.  Serve with rice or rotis.

  1. hai lissie..thankuuuuu so much for ur comment…first time to ur blog….nattil evidunnaaaaaaa…..

  2. Love it, my fave dish to have with parathas!:)

  3. Cabbage-carrot thoran looks great.

    I love minced meet recipes. This stir-fry makes me hungry.

  4. Thanks a lot Tina! I am from Kochi, but living the life of a Gypsy… 😉 always on the move between Singapore, Bangalore and Dubai.

  5. Thanks Ashaji, I will make some parathas too! 😀

  6. Hi Lissie
    I’ve subscirbed to ur blog for sometime now. I didn’t know that you are from Cochin like me!!
    I’m from Kaloor.

  7. Lovely thoran . I m admiring how all the veggies remain as distinct pieces and dry. Lot to learn from u dear.

  8. Thanksss…Malar! Try the mincemeat recipe…you will love it! 😛

  9. lissie,
    nice to c u back..
    r u in singapore now?Thoran looks yummy and colorful

  10. Hi Praju, really happy to hear from you! How is your baby? I was in Singapore till the 12th. Will e-mail you once I am back. Would like to meet you next time… 🙄

  11. Thank you, Gayatri! My house is near Lourdes Hospital. Glad to hear from somebody from my native place… 😯

  12. Vicky, thanks for those encouraging words…! 🙂

  13. Hi, good post. I have been thinking about this topic,so thanks for posting. I’ll certainly be coming back to your posts.

  14. Thanks Chechi .. Keep the recipies coming 🙂

  15. Thank you Ajay! do visit again…