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Cabbage Sesame Curry

6 Dec

Cabbage Sesame Curry.

Cabbage is shredded and cooked in oil along with sliced onion. White sesame seeds are ground into powder along with green chiles and added to the cabbage curry. Serve cabbage sesame curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Makes: around 4 Servings of Cabbage Sesame Curry.


Cabbage 1 Small
Onion 1
Sesame Seeds 5 Tbsps
Green Chiles 5 – 7
Salt to Taste


Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Oil 2 Tbsps

Method of preparation:

Peel and slice the onion.
Remove outer leaves, wash and shred the cabbage.
Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chiles.
Grind sesame seeds into powder using a spice grinder.
Then add the green chiles and salt and grind again in to powder.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add sliced onion and cabbage.
Fry for around 8 minutes on medium flame or until cabbage turns just soft.
Keep stirring occasionally to avoid cabbage sticking to bottom of pan.
Stir in sesame green chile powder and salt if required.
Cook for another minute or two and remove from heat.
Serve cabbage sesame curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure not to overcook the cabbage.

Suggestions: Toast the sesame seeds till light golden in color before grinding them.
Variations: Check other variations with cabbage here.
Other Names: Cabbage Sesame Curry.