Thursday, August 27, 2009

Cabbage Thoran

Cabbage thoran is a typical dish for a kerala sadya.Its very delicious and ,I believe , is the best prep method for cabbage.Here's how ...

Things you will need:
Cabbage - 1 medium size
Coconut- 1 cup finely grated
Green Chillies- 3 or 4 diced
Onion- 1 medium diced
Cumin Seeds- 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds- 1 tsp
Oil- 2 tbsp
Curry Leaves
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
Chilli powder- 1 tsp
Red Whole Chilli-1 or 2
Urad Dahl- 1 tsp
Garlic - 4 or 5 pods finely minced

Preparation Method:

In a pan, heat the oil.
Then add mustard seeds.
Once they splutter, add cumin seeds and urad dahl.
Now add onion,garlic,green chillies, curry leaves, red whole chilli until onion turns golden brown.
At this point add turmeric powder, chilli powder,grated coconut and cabbage.
Mix well and cook with the lid closed on low-medium flame.
Stir occasionally to ensure the bottom does not burn.
Now add salt to taste and mix well.

Cabbage thoran is now ready to be served with steamed rice and gravy dish like Sambhar.

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