Cabbage is a great choice for those aiming for a low-carb or low-cal diet. Being quite bland, it needs to be seasoned well and cooked correctly to make a tasty dish. If you are looking for the delicious and healthy side dish, then this simple cabbage matar recipe is perfect for you.
• 3 tbsp cooking oil
• 2 dried bay leaves
• ½ tsp cumin seeds
• 2 green chilies, sliced
• 7 cloves garlic, grated
• 1-inch ginger, grated
• 2 onions, finely sliced
• ½ tsp turmeric powder
• ⅓ tsp red chili powder
• ⅓ tsp cumin powder
• ⅓ tsp coriander powder
• 1 tomato, chopped
• ½ cup of frozen peas
• 500 grams chopped cabbage
• ½ tsp salt
• ⅓ tsp garam masala powder
This recipe takes about 30 minutes to make. Serves 5.
Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
Add bay leaves, cumin seeds, and green chilies.
Fry for a few seconds, then add garlic and ginger.
Sauté for just 30 seconds.
Add onions and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
Turn the heat down to low.
Add turmeric, red chili powder, cumin, and coriander powder.
Sauté for about 1 minute.
Add tomatoes and mix.
Cover the pan with a lid and simmer over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add frozen peas, cabbage, and salt.
Stir well, then cover the pan with a lid.
Simmer over low-medium heat for 7 minutes.
Remove the lid, then add garam masala powder.
Stir well, then cover the pan again with a lid.
Simmer over low-medium heat for another 7 minutes.
Remove the lid, then stir-fry for 1 minute over high heat.
Turn heat off.
Transfer to a serving dish, then garnish with fresh coriander.
Ideas And Tips:
• You can use chopped potatoes to replace frozen peas.
• Instead of fresh coriander, you can top off the dish with chopped spring onions.
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