Posted by Anjus on Dec - 11 - 2011 under Kerala dishes, Thoran, Vegetarian
Ingredients
  • Palak: 500gm
  • Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
  • Garlic: 2-3 pods
  • Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilly: 1-2 (small)
  • Dried chilly: 1
  • Shallot: 2-3
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt
  • Mustard seeds
  • Oil
Cuisine: Cooking time: 15 mins Serving: 2 people

Initial Preparations:

  • Wash, clean and shred palak into medium slices.
  • Chop garlic and shallots into fine pieces.
  • Coarsely grind grated coconut, garlic, turmeric powder, cumin powder, 1-2 curry leaves and green chilly and keep it aside.

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Steps:

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds.
  2. When it crackles, add dried chilly, curry leaves, the above coconut mix and fry it well.
  3. Transfer the fried mix into a bowl.
  4. Add shredded palak into the pan along with enough water and salt. Cook it well for 8-10 minutes.
  5. After the water content evaporate, add the fried coconut mix into it and cover it for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Stir well to get a dry mix.
  7. Serve this with warm rice.

Tips:

  • For making thoran with red spinach, the procedure is same as above.

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