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Beetroot Leaves Thoran ~ Beet Leaves Sauté with Coconut

Beet leaves can be used just like any other greens and this simple sauté of beetroot leaves with coconut, Beetroot Leaves Thoran, brings out the best in those leaves with a whole lot of flavor!
Course Sides
Cuisine Indian, Kerala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 238kcal
Author Manju



  • Heat the oil in a sauté pan. Add the mustard seeds and once they splutter, add the dried red chillies to the pan.
  • Toss in the chopped greens and salt. Once the greens have wilted, add the coconut and mix well.
  • Let the mixture cook for a couple of minutes. Remove from heat and squeeze a little bit of lime / lemon. Serve hot with rice.


You can sub spinach, kale or any other leafy greens for beet greens in this recipe.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 695mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4034IU | Vitamin C: 82mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 3mg