Indian Spiced Cabbage with Coconut

Indian Spiced Cabbage with Coconut Recipe

A simple, quick and satisfying cabbage side dish
Yield: 4    Preparation Time:     Cooking Time: 8 minutes
A perfect side dish recipe for a curry meal.


1 medium cabbage shredded
2 medium onions chopped finely
4 green chilies chopped
6 curry leaves
1 teaspoon lime juice
2 tablespoons oil
½ teaspoon split black gram
1 garlic clove grated
½ teaspoon mustard seeds
½ teaspoon black pepper powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
4 tablespoons grated coconut
A pinch of turmeric powder and salt to taste

Recipe Instructions

Heat the oil in a heavy based pan. Add the mustard seeds and fry until they crackle. Add the split black gram and fry until light brown. Next add the green chilies, curry leaves and chopped onions. Fry for 3 minutes on a medium heat.

Add the cabbage.
Add the cabbage and the rest of the ingredients expect for the salt and the lime juice. Stir fry all the ingredients on high heat until the cabbage is glossy looking and well coated with the oil. Add the salt and cook for a further 5 minutes on a low heat until the cabbage is cooked but still crunchy.

To finish.
Mix in the lime juice and leave covered for 2 minutes.


Side Dish