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Cabbage Thoran( Kerala Style)

Posted in : Kerala Style on by : Simmi Iyer

Being an Indian, we have different cultures, traditions in our country

So I am keen sharing a recipe which is based from Kerala, a state in India, called as Gods own Country

Its simple, tastes good and people who are health conscious must try this recipe for sure

Cabbage thoran or cabbage fry is a dry vegetable dish made in Kerala

The entire recipe is oil free, healthy and completely steamed

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Recipe as follows :


  • Cabbage : 1/2 of one medium sized cabbage shredded or finely chopped
  • Small Red Onions /Shallots or Onion : 1/4 cup small size, chopped
  • Grated Coconut : 1/2 cup
  • Garlic : 2-3 pods finely chopped
  • Cumin : 1/4 tsp
  • Green Chillies : 3-4 slit lengthwise
  • Turmeric Powder : a pinch
  • Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
  • Curry Leaves : a sprig
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil : 2 tbsp


  • Using your hands mix grated coconut with turmeric powder,shallots,cumin seeds,garlic or you can just pulse 1 time everything together coarsely in blender.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and when it starts to splutter; add curry leaves, slit green chilies and saute for a minute.
  • Add the shredded cabbage and saute and close and cook for a minute.
  • Add the coconut mixture and mix everything together.
  • Cover the pan and cook on low heat,stirring occasionally; After 5 minutes remove the lid and stir fry for another 5 minutes.

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