Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
200 gms cabbage
100 gms carrot
100 gms beans
1 onion (chopped)
1 cup of grated coconut
½ tsp of turmeric powder
½ tsp ginger (julienned)
1 tbsp of coconut oil
2 green chillies
½ tsp mustard seeds
2 dried red chillies
1 ½ tsp black gram
Finely chop the vegetables and then set them aside.
Next, roughly grind the grated coconut and green chillies with a pinch of turmeric powder, to make a coarse mixture. Set this mix aside.
Then, heat some cooking oil (preferably coconut oil) in a pan. Add mustard seeds and wait for them to start spluttering. Then, add black gram and dried red chillies, lower the flame and wait until it turns lightly golden.
Start by adding chopped onion and sauté it for a few seconds. Then, add the chopped beans, carrots, cabbage, ginger, and a pinch of salt to taste. Gently mix everything.
Cover and cook over medium to low flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
Then, open the lid and add the ground coconut mixture and a sprig of curry leaves.
Cover and cook over a low flame for 5 minutes until the vegetables are cooked.
After 5 minutes, open the lid and stir for a few seconds.
Your delicious mixed vegetable thoran is now ready. Enjoy it with some hot rice!
Recipe courtesy: Sobha Varghese is a homemaker based in Mumbai, India. Sobha runs a popular YouTube blog called ‘Sobha's Kitchenette’ that focuses on authentic and traditional Kerala recipes.
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