Cabbage with Chana Dal

10 Mar

Cabbage Senaga Pappu Koora


Cabbage 1 small
Chana Dal 1/2 cup
Green Chiles 3
Turmeric Powder a big pinch
Salt to taste


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

Method of preparation:

Wash and boil chana dal in 1 1/2 cups of water until just cooked.
Strain the dal and reserve half a cup of water.
Remove outer layers and finely chop cabbage.
Remove stems, wash and slice green chiles.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal changes color, add green chiles, chana dal, cabbage, turmeric powder and salt.
Pour reserved water and cook covered until cabbage is soft.
Stir fry on high flame for a minute to give it a little crunch and to evaporate excess water.
Serve with rice or roti.

Notes: Don’t overcook chana dal.

3 Responses to “Cabbage with Chana Dal”

  1. Praveen Kashyap March 13, 2008 at 7:29 am #

    to be frank earlier i don’t like cabbage curry…
    but after tasting this recipe i loved to have here after thanks raji…………

  2. Tez April 12, 2011 at 7:32 pm #

    cukd tis today… couldnt manage to make it luk beautiful as in ur pic… but turned out with gud taste…. tnx

  3. kranthi May 6, 2014 at 2:58 pm #

    Its really tasting good……

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