Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Cabbage Curry with Channa dal-Cabbage Curry Recipe

The health benefits of cabbage are many. Cabbage offers many vitamins and fiber, with no fat or cholesterol. It has a good amount of vitamin C. I prepare cabbage in many ways. Today I am sharing with you how to make cabbage curry with channa dal following this easy cabbage (patta gobhi) curry recipe.

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Cabbage Curry with Dal
Serves -4

Ingredients needed

Cabbage -4 cups shredded
Channa dal/Bengal gram/Kadalai paruppu-1/4 cup

Onion -1
Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Green chilli -4-5
Turmeric -1/4 tsp

Chilli powder -3/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Salt as required

For the seasoning

Oil -2 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves -few


Soak channa dal for 30 minutes. Drain the water and pressure cook adding little salt till soft but not mushy.


Heat oil in a pan or pressure pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add finely chopped onion, slit green chilli, curry leaves and saute till onions turn pink.

Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a few more minutes.

Add shredded cabbage, chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt needed.

Sprinkle water and cook with lid closed on low flame stirring from time to time. Sprinkle more water if needed in between to prevent it from getting burnt.

Once cabbage gets cooked, add the cooked channa dal, mix well and cook for a further 2 minutes. Check for salt. Avoid overcooking it, cook just until slightly tender and not mushy.

Serve cabbage curry with rice or roti or chapati.

More Cabbage recipes

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Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of Padhuskitchen.com


  1. One of my favourite curry..love to have with anything.

  2. Awesome recipe..I would love to try out...

  3. Nice & homely curry..Makes for a nutritious & tasty lunch..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  4. This is no new...never though of this amazing combo!!
    Thanks so much for sharing. :)

  5. Great combo ..chana and cabbage! love it!

  6. Can also add grated coconut which adds more taste and flavor :)

  7. Delicious curry,my mom makes this exactly the same way...luks yumm...

  8. Nt tried yet.....bookmarked!!!

  9. Lovely combo, sounds delicious:) Nicely presented, loved that cabbage leaf..

  10. great combo and looks delicious .....

  11. This recipe is so good...Mouthwatering Dear..


  12. Superb recipe.......anytime with fresh roti.

  13. Very simple and tasty recipe...

  14. one of my fav, lovely combo...looks tempting and delicious.

  15. simple, healthy and delicious curry!!..nice clicks

  16. i have not cooked this combo before.. looks so nutritious :)

  17. So healthy and yummy! just had this curry a few days ago, with rice - love it!

  18. I made this very healthy recipe today! very good! I never thought of this combo before!

  19. This recipe came out rather nice tasting yummi side dish for my rotis. Thanks.


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