Beetroot Thoran | Beetroot Upperi


Beetroot Thoran is a simple and very delicious coconut based stir fry in Kerala Cuisine, that goes well with hot rice. This is a very common and favorite dish served for Sadhya meals. You can serve the dish with curd rice and chappatis as well. This is a mildly spiced stir fry dish having the sweet notes of beetroot that is quite welcoming and amazing. This is a pure vegan dish rich with the nutrients of beets. Thoran or Upperi dishes are quite popular among the Malayalee community in Kerala and can be made with vegetables like carrot, cabbage, beans, unripe jackfruit and raw plantains. An afternoon lunch served with a vegetable stir fry is a must in Kerala Cuisine. Beetroot Thoran is a mildly spiced delectable vegetarian delicacy that both elders as well as kids love. It is the sweetness of beets that makes the dish unique and special.

Beetroot Upperi as termed in northern region of Kerala is one of the easiest and simplest of dishes that can be prepared in a jiffy. Working mothers and bachelors find the dish quite useful that requires only locally available ingredients like coconut, onion, garlic, chillies and curry leaves. Beetroot Thoran is quite popular and is the usual dish in Kerala that everyone relish with rice and curries for noon day meals. All lunch meals are accompanied with a thoran dish in Kerala. Moreover kids fall in and love the colorful Beetroot Upperi that is very good for health. The dish is very nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. Beets are a great source of folate, fiber, manganese, pottasium, vitamin C and iron. Beets also improve blood flow and reduces blood pressure. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.

Beetroot Thoran | Beetroot Upperi

Beetroot Thoran | Beetroot Upperi

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people




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    Beena January 3, 2021

    Easy and Yummy beetroot thoran, nice recipe

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