Carrot Egg Thoran


Carrot Egg Thoran is an easy-to-make side dish for rice. This is one of the most loved dishes in Kerala Cuisine. There are different versions for this dish and I am illustrating the most popular version. A ‘thoran’ dish is one of the essential dishes for a noon day meal. For a basic thoran dish one or more vegetables are highlighted along with grated coconut and finally tempered with coconut oil, mustard seeds and curry leaves. The aromatic coconut tempering lifts up the dish to the next level. Some of the popular thoran dishes include Beetroot thoran, Beans thoran, Cabbage thoran, the list goes on. Coconuts grow plenty in Kerala and you will find dishes with coconut quite popular here. We discover some of these thoran dishes in Sadya meals as well. For a typical Malayalee lunch, it is a must to serve any of these thoran dishes. You can also choose non vegetarian elements like chicken, fish and eggs to prepare thoran dishes.

In this Carrot Egg Thoran dish, the highlighted vegetable is carrot. Carrots are colorful and kids usually love the slightly sweetish dish. Treat your kids to the colorful vegetable that is healthy for them. You can serve Carrot Egg Thoran in lunch boxes as well. Carrots are a good source of beta carotene, fibre and antioxidants. Carrots are helpful in maintaining cardiovascular health and controls blood pressure too. Carrot Egg Thoran is one of simplest of dishes in Kerala Cuisine requiring very little ingredients. Even new comers can try out the dish in your kitchen. Make sure that the carrots are fresh. Adding eggs in the recipe, makes the dish more tastier and healthier too. Eggs are rich in protein and other vital nutrients required for body. Now Scroll below to explore the step by step stages of the recipe…

Carrot Egg Thoran

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 People



  • Take a bowl and add grated carrot, coconut, green chilly, curry leaves and salt.
  • Mix well with your hand.
  • Heat a pan, splutter mustard seed and add the carrot mix.
  • Saute well and allow to cook with lid closed. Cook for 6-8 minutes.
  • Now after the carrot is cooked well, pour one egg into the stir fry.
  • Mix well and saute for 4-5 minutes continuously. Turn off the flame.
  • Healthy and tasty carrot mutta thoran is ready.


You can visit this link Kerala Beans Thoran. You can also visit this link Cabbage Thoran.
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