Red cabbage is shredded and stir fried in oil along with sliced onion and whole spices. Finally stir fry is seasoned with red chilli flakes and cilantro leaves. Serve red cabbage onion stir fry with steamed rice or with roti.
Makes: around 2 Servings of Red Cabbage Onion Stir Fry.
Red Cabbage 1/2 of Small Head
Onion 1 Large
Whole Red Chiles 1 – 2
Cilantro few Sprigs
Panch Phoran 1 Tbsp
Red Chilli Flakes few Pinches
Salt to Taste
Oil 1 Tbsp
Method of preparation:
Bread dried red chiles into pieces.
Remove outer leaves, wash and shred the red cabbage.
Peel and slice the onion.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro leaves.
Heat oil in a pan, add panch phoran.
When mustard seeds start to splutter, add red chiles.
Then stir in sliced onion and red cabbage.
Fry for a minute and cook covered for another minute.
Uncover and stir fry till red cabbage is cooked and starts to brown around the edges.
Stir in cilantro, red chilli flakes and salt and remove from heat.
Serve red cabbage onion stir fry with steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure red cabbage is cooked well before removing from heat.
Suggestions: If red cabbage is not cooked well, put it back on heat and cook covered till done. For red chilli flakes, grind the dried red chiles coarsely using a spice grinder.
Variations: You can also add few tablespoons of grated coconut after removing the stir fry from heat.
Other Names: Red Cabbage Onion Stir Fry.