Cabbage curry

Ingredients

 

Cabbage 1 small shredded

Potatoes 2 or 3 medium sized cut into cubes

Green peas 3/4 th of a cup

Tomato 1 medium chopped

Green chilli 4 or 6 slit

Bay leaf 1

Whole cumin seeds 1 tsp

Cinnamon 1” piece

Cardamom 4

Cloves 4 or 5

Ginger paste 1 tbsp

Cumin powder 1 tsp

Corriander powder 1 tsp

Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp

Garam masala powder 1 tsp

Salt 1 tsp or as per taste

Sugar 1/2 tsp

Ghee 1 tsp

oil 4 tbsp

 

Procedure 

 

  • Take the shredded cabbage in a pressure cooker, add about 2 tbsp of water and 1/2 tsp of salt, put it on high flames and cook it to 1 whistle
  • In a small bowl, take the ginger paste, cumin coriander, turmeric, red chilli powder and 1/2 tsp of salt and mix well along with a tbsp or so of water to make a spice mixture paste
  • heat oil in a kadhai at medium flames. Once hot, temper the oil with the whole spices and add the potato cubes. Fry the potatoes till they turn golden brown
  • Now add the prepared spice mixture and sauté for about 1/2 a minute or tlii the raw smell disappears.
  • then add the chopped tomatoes, green chillies, green peas and stir and cook till the tomatoes soften.
  • now add the half cooked cabbage and mix well with the other ingredients. Cover and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the cover, give a good stir and again cover and cook. Repeat the process till the gabbage and the potatoes get well cooked.
  • finally add the sugar, ghee and garam masala powder , mix well and switch off the flames. Cover and let the curry rest for about a minute.
  • Cabbage curry is ready. Serve it hot with plain rice, vegetable khichdi, roti, luchi, puri or parantha.
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