Mathappoo Thoran

RugminiKamalan R

Mathappoo Thoran

Mathapoo Thoran is a traditional styled delicious stir fry prepared from pumpkin flowers or Mathapoo. Tasty, healthy and very nutritious Mathapoo Thoran goes perfect with hot rice for your noon day meals. Mathapoo Thoran is unique and special packed with extra nutrients. Chopped Mathapoo is blended with a spicy coconut mixture and stir fried. Free of pesticides Mathapoo flowers can be cultivated in our backyard. You can explore a well illustrated Mathapoo Thoran here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • For preparing Mathapoo Thoran, first clean the flowers well and chop them finely.
  • Mix together the above finely chopped flowers, grated coconut, chopped green chillies, chopped small onions and salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Splutter mustard seeds and saute dry red chillies, curry leaves and finely chopped small onions.
  • Add the mathappoo-coconut mixture and mix well.
  • Cover and cook on a low flame.
  • Stir occasionally.
  • When done, remove the lid and continue to cook, till done.
  • Mathapoo Thoran a highly nutritious dish is ready.
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