Chicken Thoran

Its a very easy to make &tasty indian side dish. its goes well with plain rice.

For marination

boneless chicken 250 gms sliced in to very small pieces

lemon juice 2 tsp

turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

salt to taste

mix all the above together &keep it in the fridge for 1/2 hour

For thoran

Coconut shredded 1 cup

curry leaves few

onion 1 minced

ginger 1/2 inch minced

garlic 1 gloves minced

green chilly few

red whole chilly few

mustard seeds few

garam masala 1/4 tsp

oil 1 tbs

Heat a nonstick pan , add oil, splutter the mustard seeds, then add red whole chilly, then add ginger &garlic. Saute well then add onion, curry leaves, green chilly , saute until onion start to become translucent. Then add the marinated chicken pieces ,saute for a minutes then add the shredded coconut. Cook in low medium flame until the chicken become soft &cooked. No need to cover the pan, Need extra water, saute in between.

Serve hot with your rice.





Carrot Mushroom Thoran

This is a south indian style side dish, goes well with rice.

carrot grated 2
mushroom sliced 250 gms
onion sliced 1
green chilly
curry leaves
red whole chilly
garlic gloves 4-5 sliced
mustard seeds
coconut shredded
turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

Heat oil in a pan, splutter the mustard , add red chilly,

then garlic, curry leaves, saute well ,

then add onion &green chilly, saute for few minutes,

then add mushroom & turmeric powder ,

cook until mushroom half done,

then add the carrot &coconut,


mix well, cook until its done. No need to cover the pan, saute in between.