Stir Fry Cabbage

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Cabbages are multi-layered veggies; they come in green or purple colors. We cook cabbage in many ways but this one is really very simple, easy, quick and very delicious, its surely is worth a try.

This south Indian style cabbage dish is cooked with green chili, ginger & curry leaves and is tempered with cumin & mustard seeds and garnished with grated coconut.

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time                Total Time                    Yields

20 mins                 15 mins                      35 mins                     4 Serving


Cabbage – 1 ½ cup (finely sliced or shredded)

Ginger – 1 inch (peeled & grated)

Green chili – 2 9finely chopped)

Curry leaves – 5-6

Cumin seeds – ¼ teaspoon

Mustard – ¼ teaspoon

Salt per taste

Turmeric powder – one pinch

Coconut – 2 tablespoon (finely grated)

Oil – 2 tablespoon


  • Finely shred the cabbage and wash, rinse properly, let it stand for some time & dry so no water is left in it.
  • Now heat oil in a pan and add cumin & mustard seeds & curry leaves, when they splutter then add green chili & ginger, fry for 2-3 minutes till aromatic.
  • Now add cabbage, salt & turmeric powder, cover and cook till cabbage is soft & tender. If it gets dry then add little water.
  • When the cabbage is done, sprinkle and spread the grated coconut over it.

Note: Transfer to a serving plate and serve hot with chapatti or rice. It is yummy!

Happy Cooking!!

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