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 .




Ingredients:

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

Method:

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 :-)

11 comments:

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

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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

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

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

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

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

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  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

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  8. Healthy delicious kootu :)

    ArunaManikandan
    http://ensamayalkuripugal.blogspot.com

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

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