Cabbage 1 small
Fresh / Frozen Peas 1 cup
Ginger 1 inch piece
Green Chiles 2
Red Chile Powder 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder a big pinch
Salt to taste
Urad Dal 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Red Chiles 3
Oil 1 tbsp
Method of preparation:
Remove outer leaves and shred the cabbage.
Peel and finely chop ginger.
Remove stems, wash and slice green chiles.
Shell the peas if using fresh peas.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When dal turns light brown, add green chiles, ginger, shredded cabbage, fresh peas, red chile powder, turmeric powder and salt.
Cook covered until the cabbage is cooked with a little crunch.
Add frozen peas if using and fry to brown the cabbage a little.
Serve hot with steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure not to overcook either cabbage or peas.