Cabbage recipe | Cabbage Poriyal recipe

Gems Gems, November 11, 2016

Poriyal or Cabbage poriyal  is a Tamil word used for Saute or stir fried vegetable dish. Here  chopped or grated the cabbage tossed with a generous amount of grated coconut.  The preparation of poriyal requires less oil. It is a typical south Indian side dish along with rice along with Sambar Rasam or any other curry. It is also know as Porutu in Telugu and Palya in Kannada. Poriyal is a great choice of side dish for a simple South Indian rice meal along with Sambar and Rasam

Cabbage is a great source of vitamin K and C, manganese and vitamin B6. It is an excellent source of dietary fiber and improves immunity. It is low in calories and said to have anticancer  properties.Cabbage was know to be first used in Europe in 1000 BC.

Cabbage Poriyal
Serves: 1 Bowl
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  • One to one and half cup of cabbage
  • One twigs of curry leaves
  • one teaspoon of finely chopped coriander leaves
  • One medium sized green chili
  • One small piece of ginger
  • one pinch of jeera / cumin seeds
  • Two table spoon of grated coconut.
  • Quarter teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • Quarter teaspoon of mustard seeds
  • Half table spoon of channa daal
  • One teaspoon of Oil
  • Add salt as per your requirement
  1. In a small bowl of a mixer grinder, add the grated coconut, green chili, turmeric powder and cumin seeds. Blend it just for few seconds so that it remains as a coarse mixture. Keep it aside.
  2. In a thick bottomed pan add oil and splutter the mustard seeds.
  3. Add the channa dal in to it and saute till it is golden brown.
  4. Add the chopped cabbage in to it.
  5. Cook for a while till the cabbage is half cooked.
  6. Sprinkle water (less water) if necessary for cooking the cabbage.
  7. Add the blended grated coconut - turmeric powder - cumin seeds mixture in to the pan.
  8. Mix it well with the cabbage. Try not to mix it with a spoon as the cabbage might turn in to a paste.
  9. Instead of mixing it with a spoon or spatula, Just toss the cabbage in the pan. This way you can save the cabbage from turning in to a paste.
  10. Saute till the cabbage gets cooked and garnish with coriander leaves and serve.
You can add green peas, finely chopped carrots or any other vegetable of your choice.

I have added a small amount of green peas for preparation..


Cabbage poriyal

Finely choppedcabbage for Cabbage poriyal
















cabbage poriyal

Saute the cabbage for cabbage poriyal

















cabbage poriyal

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