Cabbage with Moong dal

12 Jul

Cabbage Pesarapappu Iguru


Cabbage 1 with 6-inch diameter or so
Moong dal 3/4th cup
Green chillies 6


Urad dal 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Broken red chillies 5
Curry leaves 4
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Remove any dirty leaves that surround the cabbage.
Wash and chop cabbage into inch sized pieces.

Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies finely.

In a deep vessel, wash moong dal.
Add 5 cups of water to it and bring to boil.
When dal is half cooked and tends to lose its shape, add chopped cabbage.
Toss the cabbage well and add little water if needed.
Cook covered until the cabbage is tender while retaining its shape.
If added enough water, don’t strain.

In a wide pan, heat oil and add urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, broken red chillies in same order.
When dal turns light brown, add curry leaves and chopped green chillies.
After few seconds, add cooked cabbage and moong dal.
Stir fry until most of the water is evaporated.
Serve with rice or roti.

Notes: Add minced ginger in talimpu for extra zest.

7 Responses to “Cabbage with Moong dal”

  1. Lata July 12, 2007 at 8:37 am #

    I have cabbage at home and I am going to try this soon. Thanks for posting, looks nutritious.

  2. Asha July 12, 2007 at 9:27 am #

    Masoor dal and cabbage combo is yummy.Looks delicious and so simple!:))

  3. Jyothi July 12, 2007 at 11:03 am #

    Hi Raji, lovely and very nutritious recipe. My preparation is little vary. Thanks for sharing. Next time I will try your version.

  4. Tee July 12, 2007 at 11:15 am #

    I have never tried this combo…looks good! I always make cabbage with chana dal.

  5. Deepa July 12, 2007 at 1:15 pm #

    This is a comfort food .I love cabbage …This is simple and tasty

  6. Satya November 29, 2009 at 5:02 am #

    Hai ! Thanks for this new recipe. I would like to try it tomorrow itself.

  7. Raji January 26, 2010 at 12:28 am #

    its a beautiful recipe. My fav. do try it guys and thx for commenting

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