Kumbalanga Thoran Recipe

Kumbalanga Thoran is a traditional South Indian dish made with ash gourd, coconut, and spices. It is a simple and flavorful stir-fry that is commonly served as a side dish with rice and curry. The ash gourd is cooked until tender and then sautéed with a mixture of grated coconut, mustard seeds, curry leaves, and spices. The result is a delicious and nutritious dish that is packed with flavors and textures.

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Ingredients for Kumbalanga Thoran Recipe

  • 0.67 cup Ash Gourd, Peeled And Diced
  • 0.17 cup Grated Coconut
  • 0.33 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.33 sprig Curry Leaves
  • 0.33 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.67 tablespoon Oil

Directions: Kumbalanga Thoran Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Peel the ash gourd and remove the seeds. Cut it into small pieces.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once they start to splutter, add curry leaves and chopped onions.
  • STEP 3.Add the ash gourd pieces, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well and cook until the ash gourd is tender.
  • STEP 4.In a separate pan, dry roast grated coconut until it turns golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add the roasted coconut to the cooked ash gourd and mix well. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot as a side dish with rice and curry.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cook the ash gourd until it is tender but not mushy.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For added flavor, you can also add a pinch of cumin powder and coriander powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Kumbalanga Thoran is best served fresh and hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in a pan or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
115
calories per serving
11 g Fat1 g Protein3 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    11g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    46mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    60mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    8mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    33mg
  • Manganese
    4mg
  • Phosphorus
    25mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp