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Monday, March 22, 2010

Koon Thoran / Mushroom Thoran

Mushrooms are very low in carbohydrates.It is a good source of niacin containing as much as in meat .
Mushroom thoran is made up of Mushroom, Onion, Coconut,and garlic.

  • Sliced Mushroom - 2cup
  • Onion(Chopped) - 1 nos
  • Chilly powder - ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Grated Coconut - ½ cup
  • Garlic -1 nos
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Red Chilly-2 nos
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves- few

  • Heat oil in a pan and allow Mustard seeds and Red chilly to splutter.
  • Add Chopped Onion into it and saute well.
  • When Onion turns transparent add sliced mushroom along with Turmeric powder and Salt.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and cook well.(no need to add water)
  • Crush Grated Coconut,Garlic and Chilly Powder.
  • Once the Mushroom cooked well and water dries up, add crushed Coconut mix.
  • Remove thoran from the fire after 2 minutes.
  • Add Curry leaves and mix well.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice.

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