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Sep 27, 2012

Cabbage Thoran / Cabbage Cooked in a Spicy Coconut Masala


Thorans are easy to throw together, because everything calls for the same spices which are ground with coconut and stir fried. You can make thoran with beetroots, carrots, cucumber and many more. I love this because they are so easy to make in the morning, this one takes less than 15 mins to make. And the taste is so fresh and clean.




I love making thorans with cabbage because I feel they are so good for me and for me this is the only way to sneak this vegetable in our diet. So there you go to the recipe.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Serves : 4 to 5


Ingredients:



Cabbage - 3 cups chopped very finely

Salt to taste



To Grind:

Coconut - 1/2 cup

Dry Red Chilli -2

Green Chilli - 2

Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp

Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp

Shallots - 5



For Tempering:

Coconut Oil- 2 tblspn

Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp

Urad dal - 1 tsp

Curry leaves - 1 spring



Method:



Grind the ingredients given in the masal list to a coarse paste and set aside.



Heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and mix well.



Now add in the cabbage and toss well in the oil.



Add salt to taste and mix well.



Now add in the ground masala and mix well.Cover the pan with a tight fitting lid and cook for 10-15 mins till done.



Serve with rice and any gravy.


Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients
i used a food processor to chop cabbage
Grind the stuffs given for masala
Heat oil and add the tempering spices
saute for a min
add in cabbage
and mix well
add salt and mix well
add the ground masala
and mix well
cover and cook
till the thoran is done
Serve

7 comments:

manu said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow sound yummy!!!

VineelaSiva said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice cabbage thoran AArti.

Premalatha Aravindhan said... Best Blogger Tips

Healthy and delicious thoran...

divya said... Best Blogger Tips

looks delicious & tempting..

kavitha said... Best Blogger Tips

it looks little watery..when you cut and do it instead of food processor, it will be very good...

Saraswathi Tharagaram said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice Masalas and very new to me..Sure will try it..

chitra said... Best Blogger Tips

hi aarthi,
nice thoran.all thoran varietys are very friendly for our tummy. but aarthi why there is no non veg receipes. i am waiting hungrily.pls try something new.