Vegetarian side dish Recipes

Papaya Thoran Recipe / Papaya Stir fry with Coconut Recipe

In Kerala normal lunch menu is not complete without thoran..Every day for lunch we will prepare any type of thoran or mezhukkupuratti (Stir fries of vegetables) as a side dish for rice. Today I am posting here a different variety of thoran/stirfry of Papaya. Hope you all know the health benefits of Papaya. So including Papaya in your menu is good for your health. Here I used the grated raw papaya for preparing this thoran. It tastes like normal cabbage thoran. It is a best option to serve this grated papaya thoran which is similar to cabbage thoran , for those who hate to eat papaya , because they wont realize the difference. It is very easy to prepare.Just follow my recipe. Try it and let me know how it turned out for you


Papaya-1/2 medium sized

Grated coconut-1 cup
Green chilies-4-5
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-few
Small onions-5

Method Of Preparation

  • Remove the outer skin and seed of the papaya
  • Grate the Papaya. I used grater for grating the Papaya

  • Grind coconut with green chilies and turmeric powder without adding water
  • Mix the grounded mixture with grated papaya and add enough salt in it and mix well

  • Heat oil in a pan, then splutter mustard seeds
  • Once mustard seeds starts to splutter add curry leaves and small onions in it, then saute it for few minutes
  • Finally add the above mixture in it and cook for few minutes
  • Tasty Papaya thoran is ready to serve hot with rice

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1 Comment

  1. Looks great. We maharashtrians also make a stir fried vegetable for lunch/dinner… some also call it foogath

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