Cabbage lovers – you must try this dish! It’s simple yet tasty.
Chop cabbage, boil it or steam it for 6 minutes, drain water. Alternatively chopped cabbage can be added to the other ingredients and allowed to cook instead of boiling or steaming separately.
In a saucepan dry roast mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, and red chili for 2 minutes. Add curry leaves, onion, salt, green chili, mix them for one minute. Then add coconut and stir well for one minute. Add cabbage and coriander leaves – stir it and cover it with a lid, letting it cook for 5 minutes or until the cabbage is tender. Serve it with brown rice.
|1 whole fresh coconut – grated (if using frozen, 1 and a half cup)|
|1/2 teaspoon of mustard seeds|
|1 teaspoon of urad dal (split black lentil/black gram)|
|1 teaspoon of chana dal (yellow split peas)|
|1 small onion, chopped|
|2 finely chopped green chilies|
|10-12 curry leaves|
|1/2 teaspoon of salt|
|2 red dry chilies|
|1 teaspoon of coriander leaves (cilantro)|