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Kumbalanga Thoran Recipe

Kumbalanga Thoran is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Friday, 12 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 3 tbsp - grated Coconut
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 6 Garlic cloves, chopped and crushed (optional)
  • In a bowl, mix all the above ingredients together and keep aside (do not add water)
  • 1 tbsp - cooking oil
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 200 g - kumbalanga (kuvvale in Konkan cuisine), gently peel off the outer skin, remove seeds from inside and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 3/4 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tbsp - water
  • How to Make Kumbalanga Thoran:

    1. Heat oil in a non-stick kadai or pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add urad dal and jeera and saute on low heat for 1 minute or until they turn light brown.
    2. Add kumbalanga cubes and mix well.
    3. Add grated coconut mixture and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients. Sprinkle 1 tbsp water.
    4. Cover with a tight lid and cook on medium to low heat for 12-15 minutes.
    5. Open the lid and stir well for 1 minute.
    6. Serve as a side dish with rice.
    7. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World


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