May 23, 2010

Cabbage Kootu

Ingredients :

Chopped Cabbage : 1 cup
Chana dal : 1/2 cup
Grated fresh coconut : 1/2 to 1 cup
Tomato : 1
Onion : 1
Green Chillies : 3
Red Chilli : 1
Mustard seeds : 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1/2 tsp
Black pepper powder : 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder : 1/2 tsp
Oil : 1/2 tsp
A pinch of turmeric powder
A pinch of hing
Few Curry leaves
Salt to taste

Method :

Soak the chana dal in water for 15 minutes. Put the chopped cabbage , soaked chana dal, Onion pieces, tomato pieces, turmeric and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker. Cook till 4 whistles. Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure go off. Then remove the cooked dal from the cooker. Add salt and red chilli powder and let it cook for 10 minutes. Now add grated coconut and pepper powder. And cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from the flame. Heat oil in a pan for seasoning. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let them splutter. When they start to splutter add hing, red chilli & curry leaves and stir for a few seconds. Remove from the heat and pour over the cooked lentil and cabbage mixture. Mix well and serve hot with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.


  1. that looks good dear!forgot th etime when i last had cabbage...

  2. this cabbage dish is new t me..looks tempting!also your Apple halwa looks yummy too

  3. Never tried cabbage n channa dal together..sounds n looks yummm....

  4. i love this cabbage kootu and i make it almost once ina month. Love to eat them with chapathi. Yours looks soo yummy and perfect click.

  5. Very nice homely recipe for cabbage it a lot. Looks so delicious dear.

  6. This is my fav. I simply love to have it any time. yummy

  7. new recipe... sounds very flavorful...

  8. Nice version of cabbage kootu,would love to try this sometime.

  9. WIll try this version of kootu. Your site is really nice, I shall come back and explore. And thanks for dropping by.

  10. Chandana curry chala baaga vacchindhi.Even me too prepare this curry.

  11. lovely dish.....healthy too. loved apple halva...delicious entry

  12. It's new to me and looks delicious!

  13. simple and healthy recipe Chandana looks great
    BTW nenu cabbage raw mango chutney try chesanu chala bagundi yendu loki vesukunna testy gaa vundi ma mummy dady ayite tinna prati sari chala bagundi antunnaru thank you so much for the spicy and delicious recipe it's yummm thanks once again dear....

  14. Gorgeous click of the kootu! Love it!

  15. Lovely and yummy one, looks delicious and tempting.

  16. My hubby's fav and your looks delicious...nice click

  17. Chandana ,
    This looks delicious. Very nice click.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  18. I too make this kootu very often...looks delicious dear...nice click :)

  19. Harichandna,

    Amma used to makes cabbage kootu, yours looks really nice. Now i am not making it as my hubby is not fan of this.

  20. This looks too good...Nevr had this combo ever

  21. Oh my god, after reading thru your ingredient list, I've realized how AWESOME this must be!!! I need to make it soon. Great pics on your blog!


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