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Cabbage with Curry Powder

20 Sep

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Cabbage with Curry Powder.

Fresh whole spices are roasted and ground into powder. Click here for the recipe. Cabbage is shredded and cooked in oil along with whole spices. Then it is seasoned with freshly ground curry powder. Serve cabbage with curry powder over plain steamed rice and dollop of ghee or with roti or chapati.
Makes: around 4 Servings of Cabbage with Curry Powder.

Ingredients:

Cabbage 1 Small Head
Spicy Curry Powder 1 Tbsp
Green Chiles 1
Salt to Taste

Talimpu:

Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Remove outer leaves, wash and finely shred the cabbage.
Discard the hard part in the middle of the cabbage while shredding.
Remove stems, wash and slice the green chiles.

Heat oil in a pan, add all other talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add green chiles and shredded cabbage.
Fry for couple of minutes on medium high flame till cabbage softens are start to brown around the edges.
Make sure to stir the cabbage continuously to avoid burning.
When cabbage is soft while holding a very light crunch, stir in spicy curry powder and salt.
Fry briefly and serve cabbage with curry powder plain steamed rice and dollop of ghee or with roti or chapati.
Notes: Make sure cabbage is cooked right.

Suggestions: If cabbage is not cooked well, put it back on heat and cook on low flame till done. Adjust green chiles according to spice.
Variations: You can also add other vegetables like green peas, potato, fresh peas etc..
Other Names: Cabbage with Curry Powder.