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Beet Thoran (Indian Beet Stir-fry)

Beet Stir-fry

Beet Thoran (Indian Beet Stir-fry)

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  • 3 cups grated beets 4 medium beets peeled and grated
  • 1 ½ cups white onion diced (1 large onion)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 15 curry leaves
  • ¼ cup grated coconut*
  • 1 green chili minced (2-3 if you like it spicy)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne optional
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ cup water


  • Dump the grated beets, onion, garlic, curry leaves, grated coconut and green chili into a bowl and mix.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan over medium heat and add mustard seeds.
  • When the mustard seeds begin to splutter, add the beet mixture, turmeric, cayenne and salt and mix well.
  • Add water, cover the pan and cook on low for 5 minutes.
  • Remove lid and stir fry for another 5 minutes or until the liquid dries.


*I use the brand "Daily Delight" - fresh frozen grated coconut
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