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Monday, March 22, 2010

Carrot Thoran

Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A and potassium, thiamine, folic acid, and magnesium. Carrot can improve the appearance of the skin, hair and nails.When taken daily it can lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Raw contain betacarotene, a strong antioxidant that can prevent cancer.
Carrot Thoran made up of Beet Root,Coconut Cuts,Onion and Grated Coconut.

  • Finely chopped Carrot- 1 cup
  • Roundly cut Green chillies - 6 nos
  • Onion - ½ cup
  • Grated Coconut - ¼ cup
  • Curry leaves - 1 stem
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Red Chilly- 2 nos
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Salt - As required

  • Cook Carrot,Onion and Green Chilly with turmeric powder and salt in little Water.
  • Add Grated coconut and mix well.
  • Heat Oil in a pan.
  • Add Mustard seeds and Red Chilli and let it splutter.
  • Add Cooked Carrot and Curry leaves.
  • Stir well and slow down the flame and cook it for 2 mins.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice

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