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how to make cabbage thoran

Cabbage thoran

Cabbage Thoran is one of the favourite side dish of Kerala Cuisine. Any Kerala Sadhya is incomplete without Cabbage Thoran. Cabbage Thoran is a stir fry made using cabbage and coconut.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, kerala cuisine
Keyword: cabbage thoran
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 331kcal
Author: Sumith Babu
Cost: £2


  • 500 gms cabbage
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 5 shallots (sliced)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4 tbsp oil (for saute)
  • salt (to taste)


  • In a pan add oil, splutter mustard seeds, onion and curry leaves and sauté.

  • Add shredded cabbage, salt and turmeric powder to the pan and sauté.

  • ix the grated coconut, green chillies, cumin seeds to a coarse form in a mixer.

  • Add the ingredients in the mixer to the pan and sauté.

  • Cover the pan and cook on medium heat and sauté in between.

  • Cook till the cabbage become soft. Serve hot with rice.



Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 441mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Vitamin E: 3mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2mg