Cabbage Dal

19 Feb

Cabbage Pappu


Toor Dal 2 cups
Cabbage 1/2
Green Chiles 3
Turmeric Powder a big pinch
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 3
Curry Leaves 4
Asafoetida a pinch
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Wash toor dal with water thoroughly and pressure cook in 4 cups of water for 3 whistles.
Remove outer layers and chop cabbage finely.
Remove stems, wash and slit green chiles into two.

Heat oil in a deep bottomed vessel, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal changes color, add green chiles, chopped cabbage, turmeric powder and salt.
Cook covered for few minutes or until cabbage is well cooked and soft.
Then add cooked toor dal and a cup of water.
Bring to boil and remove from heat.
Serve with rice or roti.

Notes: Squeeze fresh lemon juice just before serving if you wish.


9 Responses to “Cabbage Dal”

  1. Mythreyee February 19, 2008 at 2:52 pm #

    This is just cool. It’s no onion plus, no grinding required.

  2. dhivya February 19, 2008 at 3:55 pm #

    wow…..easy and delicious recipe…will try this for sure

  3. Superchef February 19, 2008 at 4:46 pm #

    love kootu of any form and this is the best way of eating cabbage!!

  4. Uma February 20, 2008 at 12:53 pm #

    The dal looks so lovely. I too prepare this kind of dal with cabbage. I shall try your version too. This is one easy recipe.

  5. Rama February 20, 2008 at 1:15 pm #

    Easy and delicious recipe…

  6. padmavathi March 5, 2008 at 2:59 am #

    toor dal cabbage is looking so colourful.I like it very much. cabbage&potato fry will be very tasty.try it once

  7. ammu March 26, 2008 at 7:37 pm #

    this is good for health and easy cook delicious recipe…

  8. Savita Chavan July 19, 2008 at 6:09 am #

    It’s tasty and also nutritious. Also very tempting.

  9. Jinny February 11, 2009 at 10:17 am #

    No tomatoes? Looks good..thanks

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