Cabbage Stir Fry

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Cabbage Stir Fry

Today, I present to you a vegetarian dish with a simple list of ingredients. An Andhra style recipe, cabbage fry, that will not only nourish your body but will also please your palette. Did I mention that it is an easy to prepare vegan recipe that is sure to be relished by kids and adults alike. I served this stir fry with brown rice, tomato rasam, avakai (mango pickle), yogurt and papad. Made for a simple mid day meal.

The left overs can be used as a filling for a grilled sandwich that will make for a quick lunch box or after school snack for your kid.

andhra-style-recipe
Cabbage Vepudu

Cabbage Stir Fry

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 Serves: 3

 Main Ingredients:

  •  cabbage

 Ingredients

  •   Cabbage - 1/2 head, finely sliced
  •   Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  •   Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  •   Split gram dal - 1 tsp (Minapa pappu/urad dal)
  •   Dry red chilies - 1, tear and de-seed
  •   Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  •   Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
  •   Ginger - 1/2 tsp, finely minced
  •   Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  •   Green chilies - 2, slit half way through
  •   Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp (optional)
  •   Fresh grated coconut - 2 tbsps (optional)
  •   Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
  •   Salt to taste

Method for making Cabbage Stir Fry

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add mustard seeds and allow to splutter. Add cumin seeds and urad dal and allow to turn light brown.
Add dry red chilies, green chilies, ginger, curry leaves, asafoetida and turmeric powder and saute for a few seconds on medium flame.
Add the sliced cabbage and mix to combine well. Cook without lid for 9-10 mts. Lower flame, place lid and cook for 15 mts stirring once in a while.
Remove lid, add coriander powder and salt and mix. Cook for another 5-6 mts and turn off heat.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves or grated coconut. Serve warm with rice or rotis.

Tips

  •   You can add grated coconut towards the end of the cooking process.
  •   For variation, add cooked green peas just before placing lid.

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Healthy and delicious cabbage stir fry that will not only nourish your body but will also please your palette. Did I mention that it is an easy to prepare vegan recipe that is sure to be relished by kids and adults alike. I served this stir fry with brown rice, tomato rasam, avakai (mango pickle), yogurt and papad.

26 thoughts on “Cabbage Stir Fry

  1. I also make with similar ingredients, but I cook cabbage 4 minutes in the microwave that cabbage color stays green and cook faster.

    1. Microwave kills the nutrition in the vegetable. For certain vegetables 70% of the nutrition is gone if you cook in Microwave.

  2. I also make with similar ingredients, but I cook cabbage 4 minutes in the microwave that cabbage color stays green and cook faster.

  3. I am REALLY SORRY for the mistake. I am trying to change it but for some reason its not changing. The comment was with good intensions…….Sailu

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