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Beetroot Thoran | Beetroot Thoran Recipe

Beetroot Thoran Recipe with step by step pictures. Simple beetroot thoran is made with beetroots, spices and coconut. This can be served with rice.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Kerala, South Indian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 80 kcal


  • 2 medium Beetroot peeled and chopped very finely
  • Salt to taste

For grinding:

  • 1 cup Coconut
  • 2 Dry Red Chilli
  • 2 Shallots | Sambar onion
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds

For Seasoning:

  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil - 2 tblspn
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves


  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard and urad dal. Cook for a min.
  • Now add in the chopped up beets and saute for 5 mins till the raw smell leaves away.
  • Now add in salt and mix well.
  • Pour in water and cover with a lid. Cook till the beets are tender and completely cooked.
  • Now open the lid and if there is any water left, increase the heat and evaporate it.
  • Once the water is gone and beets is dry. Add in the ground up masala and mix well.
  • Fry the whole thing for a good 5 mins or so.
  • Switch off the flame and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Beetroot Thoran | Beetroot Thoran Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g
Sodium 49mg2%
Potassium 290mg8%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 166IU3%
Vitamin C 25mg30%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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