Cabbage Fry

Cabbage Fry

  • 4 cups green cabbage finely shredded
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • ¼ teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil
  • 2 -3 dried red chilies broken into 2 to 3 pieces
  • 1 strand curry leaves


  • Add chopped cabbage, salt, chili powder and water in a shallow saucepan and cook for about 12 – 15 minutes or until all the water evaporates
  • Add shredded coconut and cook for another 1 minute
  • Keep aside
  • In a skillet add sesame seed oil and add mustard seeds
  • When the mustard seed start splattering add chopped onion and fry until golden brown
  • Add dried red chilies, curry leaves and fry for another one or two minutes
  • Add cooked cabbage to this onion mixture and fry for another minute or two
  • Serve with warm rice

Yields: 2 – 3 side dishes

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