Carrot Thoran (Carrot Poriyal) - Carrot Coconut Stir Fry
Carrot thoran or carrot poriyal carrots stir fried with coconut and spices which makes an easy, healthy, yummy side dish with rice for a delicious lunch or dinner.
- 2 large carrots
- 1.5 cups grated coconut
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
- 4 dry red chilies broken
- 1 string curry make sure no water in leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
- 2 small garlic cloves crushed
- 1 green chilies
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
- salt as needed
Wash and peel the carrots, shred the carrots in a food processor or you can grate the carrots using a grater. Keep the shredded carrots aside.
Grind the coconut, green chilies, cumin seeds and garlic coarsely in a food processor for a few seconds, you may sprinkle a little water if the mixture is too dry. Keep this aside separately from the shredded carrots.
Heat oil in a large pan, add the mustard seeds.
When the mustard seeds splutter, add the broken dried red chilies and curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.
Add the shredded carrots to the pan, and stir fry the carrots in low heat for about 1 to 2 minutes.
Add the grind coconut mixture to the pan, salt and add the remaining spices - turmeric powder and red chili powder to the pan and stir well the contents.
Stir fry the contents for another 2 more minutes and the stir fried carrots with coconut and spices is ready to be served!
Enjoy the carrot thoran and stir fried carrots with coconut and spices along with a curry like moru curry and rice for lunch or dinner!
Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 289mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4371IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg