Cabbage Talimpu

29 Oct

Cabbage Talimpu


Cabbage 1 small
Onion 1
Baby Carrots 3
Green Chillies 3
Ginger 1 inch piece
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 2
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Remove outer leaves and finely chop cabbage.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop green chillies.
Finely chop onion, ginger and carrots.

Heat oil in a wide pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When dal turns light brown, add finely chopped green chillies, ginger and onion.
Once the onion is almost translucent, add chopped cabbage, carrots, salt and turmeric powder.
Give it a quick stir and cook covered for a minute or two.
Stir again and cook until done.
Serve with rice or roti.

Notes: Don’t add water to this recipe in any stage.


5 Responses to “Cabbage Talimpu”

  1. Asha October 29, 2007 at 11:56 am #

    This tastes excellent with Chapatis, my favorite dish of all!:))

  2. Rachel October 30, 2007 at 11:00 am #

    this is a nice variation. similar to the cabbage thoran of the kerala cuisine. Coconut is also included in the thoran.

  3. Capt Pandit March 25, 2010 at 1:46 am #

    Which Dal has to be used in this recipe ?
    Name of the Dal is not mentioned . Pl mention here.
    Thank you

  4. Dr. Rajan June 1, 2010 at 12:29 pm #

    few bits of Green corrianderleaves will give more flavour and taste

  5. Raji June 2, 2010 at 11:19 am #

    thanks guys

    @capt pundit i meant urad dal (tempering ingredient)
    @Dr. Rajan cilantro would be nice. i hated cilantro during those days.

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