Saturday, June 25, 2011

Cabbage Kootu

A very easy to make yet very comforting dish. You can have it either over piping hot white rice with ghee or have it as a side dish for chappathi .


1. Cabbage - 1/2 head shredded
2. Onion - 1/2 finely chopped
3. Oil - 1 teaspoon
4. Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
5. Curry leaves - few
6. Coocnut - 2 tablespoons
7. Jeera/cumin seeds - 1 tablespoon
8. Garlic - 3 cloves
9. Red chillies - 2
10. Moong dhal - 1/2 cup


1. Cook the moong dhal till soft in a pressure cooker and keep it aside.
2. In a wide kadai, heat oil, add mustard seeds. Wait till it splutters and add onions and curry leaves.
3. Let the onions turn translucent. 
4. Meanwhile, make a fine paste of coconut, garlic, jeera and red chillies.
5.After the onions turn translucent, add the ground coconut mixture and cooked moong dhal.
6. Let it come to a boil, now add shredded cabbage and let the cabbages cook by covering the pan with a lid.
7. Once it comes to requirsd consistency, remove from heat.

Serve it over white rice with ghee.... Yumm :-)


  1. Delicious looking cabbage preparation dear. Loved the photo.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. I love having Cabbage dishes with chapathi...:)...nice recipe...:)

  3. very comfort food for me..kootu looks truly inviting...lovely click!!!

  4. Very delicious and healthy combination.. looks colorful and yummy.. :)

  5. Delicious and my fav kootu,love simply with rice and pickles..

  6. healthy kootu...i use only bengalgram dal for kootu...will try ur version....

  7. I too make this recipe.. yours looks simply perfect and tempting.. comforting kootu recipe.. First time here.. Lovely blog with delicious recipes.. Thanks for sharing dear !!
    Indian Cuisine

  8. Healthy delicious kootu :)


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  10. Oh.. this is such a comfort food..

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