Friday, August 28, 2015

Cabbage poriyal

Cabbage poriyal is a south Indian dish which is very tasty and healthy. This is very easy to prepare and it takes only 15 to 20 minutes. The flavor of Cabbage combined with coconut and moong dal gives nice flavor.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

Cabbage – ½, chopped
Moong dal – 2 tbsp
Coconut – ¼ cup
Shallot – 1
Garlic – 1
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
Green chili – 2
Salt to taste
To temper:
Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Curry leaves – few

1. Cook cabbage and moong dal with small amount of water.
2. Meanwhile grind coconut, cumin seeds, shallot, garlic and green chili into a fine paste.
3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Now add the coconut paste and saute till the raw smell leaves.
4. Now add the cabbage, moongdal and salt, give a good mix. Cook for about 3 to 4 mins. Switch off and serve hot.