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Cabbage kootu poriyal

cbbage cooked with channa dal

Recipe by sneha of Abu Dhabi, AE

this is a popular poriyal(so called for dry subzi)in the south served as an accompaniment in their meals.....however can be enjoyed with plain rotis or Dal and chawal too

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 3 cups finely chopped cabbage
    • 25 g channa dal
    • 1 green chilli
    • 2 whole red chillies
    • 1/2ts jeera
    • 1/2 tsp mustard
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric
    • 5 tsp grated coconut
    • few curry leaves
    • salt to taste


    1. pressure cook channa dal till 4 or 5 whistles.make sure it still remains whole.
    2. in a separate kadai cook the cabbage with just adequate water combining the channa dal and the jeera, green chilli,salt and turmeric.
    3. cook till the cabbage is soft and the whole mixture is dry.
    4. heat 2tsps of oil and season with mustard,red chillies and curry leaves.add the grated coconut and stir it into the cooked cabbage mixture.
    5. serve with rice and dal or rotis


    Shweta Ballal

    The version of cabbage kootu poriyal preparation tasted really Good. Thanks.