Friday, January 21, 2011

Cabbage Stir-Fry

Cabbage is one such veggie that is green, leafy and very rich in fiber content. It is a very versatile vegetable. It can be eaten raw or cooked. Since it is rich in fiber content it is a very good veggie that cleanses the intestinal system of the body. I usually make stir-fry, Dal and Kootu with cabbage and it is the most liked veggie in my home. This stir-fry is very easy to make and can be eaten with Rice, Roti or can be munched upon just like that.



Ingredients:

Small cabbage - 1
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - About 1/8 th of a tsp
Green chillies - 4-5
Cilantro - A few sprigs
Salt - To taste

Method:

  • Shred the cabbage into small pieces. Wash and drain and set it aside.

  • In a pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal.

  • Once the mustard seeds splutter and the dal turns golden brown, add the green chillies.

  • Now add the drained cabbage, salt and turmeric powder. Mix all the seasoning well with the cabbage.Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes on medium heat.

  • Keep stirring once in between. Once the cabbage has turned translucent it is cooked. Let the cabbage be a little crunchy. It tastes better that way.

  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.


  • Enjoy the stir-fry the best with Rasam rice!!


Notes:
  • You can also use red chillies instead of green chillies..It will be a contrast to the green color of the cabbage.
  • You can add shredded coconut about 2-3 minutes before turning off the flame. It is a variation from the normal cabbage curry.
  • Using turmeric powder is optional. You may choose to skip its use.



13 comments:

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear G
How are you? Happy new year. ( I have another old blog friend G, so was bit confused).
I like this simple dish, never tried before this southern recipe. Will try now.
Very nice photos and description and of course the useful notes.
Let me see what all have I missed.
Have a nice weekend

Satya said...

cabbage fry is a favourite in our home too...and it is a very healthy vegetable as you had mentioned...nice step by step presentation

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Sharmilee! :) said...

Luv this simple yet comfort curry

jeyashrisuresh said...

simple and yummy curry

Priti said...

I make the same way....simple n delicious

revathi said...

this is so simple but reminds me of home....thankyou..
Reva

Quay Po Cooks said...

This is an all time favorite in my house. Appreciate your step by step pic instruction.

Priya said...

Simple and delicious stir fry,love it with anything..

Pia said...

nice presentation of preparation.


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Priya Sreeram said...

good one !

Pushpa said...

Very refreshing and yummy cabbage stir fry.

Swathi said...

Looks delicious stir fry. Love cabbage.

Uma said...

love this with rice...