Matha Ela Thoran | Pumpkin Leaf Thoran

by RugminiKamalan
Matha Ela Thoran is a traditional styled delicious stir fry prepared from fresh tender pumpkin leaves or Matha Ela. Matha Ela Thoran goes perfect with hot rice for noon day meals. Its a great idea to include these green leafy vegetables in your diet. You will stay fit and healthy. In Kerala you will discover these creepers growing in plenty. Pumpkin Leaf Thoran is unique and special with chopped pumpkin leaves blended with a spicy coconut mixture and stir fried. Matha Ela is rich in vital nutrients and antioxidants that can even eliminate cancerous growths. This is an easy dish that requires limited ingredients. Make it a point to include leafy vegetables in your diet. You can explore a well illustrated Pumpkin Leaf Thoran here that can be easily prepared in a few minutes.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 15 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Votes: 1
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. For preparing the delicious dish, finely chop the tender leaves of fresh pumpkin after cleaning them well with water.
  2. Mix together the chopped leaves, grated coconut, green chillies, salt and chopped small onions.
  3. Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  4. Splutter mustard seeds and saute dry red chillies and curry leaves.
  5. Add the pumpkin leaves-coconut mixture and mix well.
  6. Cover and cook on a low flame.
  7. When done, remove the lid and mix well.
  8. Continue to cook, till done.
  9. :- You can also add garlic, if desired.
  10. The tasty thoran, a delicious stir fry is ready.
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You can visit the link Kerala Vazhakka Thoran. You can also visit this link Vellarikka Kichadi

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