Nutritious Thoran from flowers and leaves

Banana Floret Thoran

Ingredients for nutritious leaf-flower thoran:

  1. Pumpkin leaves chopped – ¼ cup
  2. Spinach chopped – ¼ cup
  3. Tazhuthama leaves – ¼ cup
  4. Muringa leaves – ¼ cup
  5. Muringa flowers – ¼ cup
  6. Pumpkin flowers – ¼ cup
  7. Coconut scrapped – ½
  8. Kanthari Chillies (Bird’s eye chilli – A small type chilli) – 5
  9. Curry leaves – 1 stem
  10. Oil – a small spoon

How to prepare nutritious leaf-flower thoran?

  1. Mix all leaves and flowers and cook it well adding a little water.
  2. Blend once scrapped coconut, chillies and curry leaves.
  3. When leaf-flower mixture is cooked, add crushed coconut mixture to it and mix well.
  4. Keep it in low flame till whole water content is absorbed. Add a small spoon of oil and put the flame off.
  5. A nutritious and delicious thoran is ready to serve. It’s a good side dish for cooked rice.


Read a few more pure vegetarian thoran recipes here. Click on the images in the gallery to read.

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