Cabbage Thoran Recipe: How To Make Traditional Cabbage Thoran

By: Subodini Menon

Cabbage thoran is a traditional dish of Kerala. The main ingredient of the cabbage thoran is obviously cabbage. The cabbage is finely chopped and combined with shallots and other spices. It is generously stir fried with coconut in the aromatic coconut oil.

This side dish takes a minimal preparation time and is very fast to cook. The ingredients are all those that can be easily found in your kitchen pantry. You do not need to cook the cabbage for a lot of time. This makes this dish apt for times when you need a quick recipe. This side dish goes very well with a plateful of rice and sambar.

The dish is very healthy and contains very little oil. Therefore, this nutritious dish is ideal for old people and children. Try preparing this dish at home by following our step-by-step procedure with images. Also, have a look at the video below.

CABBAGE THORAN RECIPE VIDEO

Cabbage thoran recipe
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Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Total Time
35 Mins

Recipe By: Hema Subramanian

Recipe Type: Side dish

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Cabbage -1 finely chopped

    Shallots - 1 cup

    Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

    Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp

    Salt to taste

    Coconut oil - 2 tbsp

    Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

    Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp

    Red chilli - 3

    A few curry leaves

    Grated coconut for garnish

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. In a mixing bowl, add cabbage, turmeric powder, shallots and mix them well. Keep aside.

    2. In a wide pan, add coconut oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and pieces of red chilli. Once the mustard seeds start sputtering, add curry leaves and the cabbage mixture.

    3. Sauté it for a few minutes and then add chilli powder and salt. Mix it well.

    4. Cover the pan and let it cook for a few more minutes.

    5. Finally, garnish it with grated coconut.

Instructions
  • Use coconut oil for an authentic taste.
  • Use coconut generously.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 57
  • Total Fat - 4 g
  • Protein - 1 g
  • Total Carbs - 6 g
  • Dietary Fibre - 2 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE KERALA STYLE CABBAGE THORAN

1. In a mixing bowl, add cabbage, turmeric powder, mix them well. Keep aside.

Cabbage thoran recipe

2. In a wide pan, add coconut oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and pieces of red chilli. Once the mustard seeds start sputtering, add curry leaves and the cabbage mixture.

Cabbage thoran recipe

3. Sauté it for a few minutes and then add chilli powder and salt. Mix it well.

Cabbage thoran recipe

4. Cover the pan and let it cook for a few more minutes.

Cabbage thoran recipe

5. Finally, garnish it with grated coconut.

Cabbage thoran recipe
Cabbage thoran recipe
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