Carrot Thoran | Carrot Stir Fry

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 10m
  • Ready In: 10m

Carrot Thoran | Carrot Stir Fry

Healthy and tasty stir fry with Carrot.

Carrot Thoran is a healthy stir fry recipe with carrot and grated coconut. It is a common stir fry recipe of south india. Carrot thoran is very easy to make and a healthy side dish that goes well with rice. As we all know carrot is a very healthy vegetable and is very good for eyes and skin. I have already posted some healthy carrot recipes like carrot cheese dosa,carrot cake with chocolate icing,Simple carrot cake in pressure cooker,carrot soup,carrot pachadi,carrot shake,carrot halwa,carrot beetroot kheer. Hope you all will like this recipes.You can also check for 20 + diabetic friendly poriyal recipes here carrot-thoran

Health Benefits of Carrot

  • Carrot is  very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It also contains  Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Potassium.
  • They are Good source of Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate and Manganese. It can enhance the quality of breast milk.
  • It can improve the appearance of the skin, hair and nails.
  • 100grams of carrot supplies around 11,000 milligrams of vitamin A.


3 no of carrots 1 cup of Grated Coconut 10 no of Shallots 1/2 spn. of cumin seeds(optional) 4 no of Green chilli Salt to taste 1/2 spn. of Mustard seeds 3 springs of Curry leaves 1 spn. of Oil


Step 01

Finely chop the carrots. Crush grated coconut with shallots,green chillies and cumin seeds.

Step 02

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 03

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 04

Add curry leaves and crushed coconut mix and salt. Saute for 2 minutes in medium flame.

Step 05

Add chopped carrots and mix well. Check salt.

Step 06

Sprinkle 1/4 cup water and cover lid.Cook for 10 min in low flame. Stir often

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