Beetroot Stir Fry/ Beetroot Thoran


  • 2 cups Grated beetroot
  • ½ cup Grated coconut
  • 3-4 Shallots (quartered/ sliced)
  • 2 Green chillies (slit lengthwise)
  • 1tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 Clove garlic
  • 1 Strand of curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp Oil (Coconut oil will give a better flavour)
  • Salt to taste



  1. Mix together grated beetroot, grated coconut, shallots, green chillies, garlic, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  2. Heat the coconut oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  3. Now add the beetroot mixture
  4. Cover the pan and cook for 6minutes on low heat.
  5. Remove the lid, give it a good stir and cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Switch off the flame.
  7. Serve it hot with rice or chapatis.

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