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.