Saturday, August 23, 2008

CABBAGE CHANNA DAL CURRY

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INGREDIENTS:


Cabbage--------------1/2 of medium sized one

Channa dal------------1/4 cup

Onion-----------------1 cup finely chopped

Green chillies----------5

Garlic pods-------------4-5

Cumin seeds-----------1/4 tsp

Coriander pwd---------1 tsp

Garam masala----------1/4 tsp

Salt--------------------as required

Mustard seeds---------1/4 tsp

Hing-------------------pinch

Turmeric--------------1/8 tsp

Oil---------------------5 tbp




DIRECTIONS:

1.Cut the cabbage into small pieces, and then grate those small pieces to fine or to size of ur choice in a food processor or with a mandolin
2.Keep it in water and wash thoroughly.Later place in a colander to drain out the water completely.
3.Wash and soak the dal in water for 40-50 minutes or microwave for 15 mins to make it quick.Can substitue with other dals like moong dal.
4. Take a wide pan, heat oil and add mustard and cumin seeds. Once they start spluttering, add green chillies, crushed garlic and hing. And fry for few seconds.
5.Now add onions and fry till light brown and soft.
6.Now add grated cabbage , mix and cover and allow it to settle down and half cooked.
7.Now add turmeric and let it cook till all the water gets evaporated.
8/After it is cooked add dal , salt ,coriander pwd,masala pwd and mix well.
9.Cover and cook for another 5 to 8 minutes, so that cabbage is cooked competely.
10.Serve with white rice/roti


1 comment:

amrita said...

Though am not a big fan of cabbage i loved ur recipe .....the curry looks colorful