Pacha Thakkali Thoran | Green Tomato Stir Fry

Green Tomato stir Fry / pacha thakkali thoran

These green tomatoes are from my friend Deepa's garden.Thanks for sending them, they tasted awesome. So here is an easy and healthy side dish with freshly picked green tomatoes.


  • 2 to 4 green tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shallots, sliced
  • 2 tbs freshly grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • curry leaves ,few
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp rosted cumin powder
  • salt, as needed
  • 1 tbs coconut oil


Combine tomatoes, shallots, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Heat 1 tbs coconut oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves. Add green tomato mixture, cook covered on low flame for about 5 to 10 minutes. Add grated coconuts and roasted cumin powder on top and serve as side dish with rice, roti etc


  1. wow such a unique recipe. Never heard before. Thanks for sharing..

  2. Nice recipe,ethuvere try chetitilla,thanks for sharing.

  3. Healthy and delicious stir fry. Lovely preparation.

  4. Hi Vrinda,

    Raw Tomato stir fry Looks Delicious !!!

    Perfect presentation:)

    Keep up this good work Dear..

  5. Interesting recipe. And now to go and hunt for green tomatoes. I guess it would be slightly tangy. Right?

  6. Havent tried thoran with green tomatoes, cant wait to try it.

  7. I have not thought of it as a thoran item. I have tasted sambar made with them.

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  9. delicious and lovely pachai thakali thoran.

  10. I have never had tomatoes prepared this way. It certainly looks very tasty.


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