Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Broccoli Carrot Thoran/poriyal

Broccoli Carrot Thoran: Serves: 3
Preparation Time : 7 min
Cooking Time: 10 min


Broccoli – 200 gram
Carrot – 100 gram
Salt – to taste
Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon

For Tempering: 

Olive oil – 2 tspn
Mustard seed – ½ tspn
Urad dhal – ½ tspn
Channa dhal – ½ tspn
Whole red chilli – 1
Green chili – 3 inch size 1 (chopped)
Garlic – 2 cloves (chopped)
Onion – medium  size  - 1 (chopped)
Water – 1 tbspn
Grated coconut – 2 tbspn


Cut the carrot in small cubes. Add one cup of water and little salt and cook for 5 minutes.
 Add Broccoli florets in hot water  for about 5 minutes and drain  it. Set aside.
In a wok,  heat the oil and  add the  mustard seed, red chilli, channa dhal, urad dhal and saute for one minute.
Then,  add chopped onion, garlic, and green chili fry 3 minutes.
Now,  add broccoli and  carrot.
Stir well and add salt to taste and  turmeric powder.
Sprinkle 1 tablespoon water and close it with lid.
Cook on low fire about 5 minutes.
Finally, add grated coconut and stir well.
Remove from the heat.
Serve with plain rice or chappathi.

Note:   Broccoli is very good for anemic people.   Carrots are  good for the eye-sight.

Sending to kerala kitchen hosted by kaveri. and Ayesha's Any one can cook series - 40


  1. Hi Dear!
    Its yummy & healthy! thanks for sharing!
    P.s..I like the change of blog template..seems very neat & fresh!
    Love ~

  2. wow....lovely combo....healthy n nutritious poriyal

  3. Broccoli Carrot thoran sounds great n delicious :)

  4. Super healthy and delicious thoran.

  5. Super healthy and delicious thoran.

  6. Healthy thoran and wonderful combo of veggie...

  7. Tasty and colorful thoran, thanks for your comments at my space, you have a nice one here..

  8. Great Recipe....

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  9. Best healthy thoran, thank you for linking with Any One Can Cook:)


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