May 14, 2010

Cabbage Pappu Recipe - South Indian Style Cabbage Dal Recipe - Cabbage Recipes

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Cabbage Pappu - South Indian Cabbage Dal Recipe  
Prep Time: 5 mins    |  Cook time: 20 mins    Serves: 4 

Cuisine: South Indian 
Recipe type: Side Dish 
  • 1/2 cup Toor Dal
  • 1 1/2 cups Chopped Cabbage
  • 2 cups Water
  • Gooseberry size ball Tamarind
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 - 3 Green Chillies
  • 1 Dried Red Chilli
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Chana Dal
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/8 tsp Hing
  • 1 Sprig Curry Leaves
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilli Powder as needed
  1. Soak the tamarind in water for sometime and squeeze the extract out of it. Keep it aside.
  2. Put the rinsed toor dal, chopped cabbage, turmeric, green chillies and water in a pressure cooker and cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Switch off the flame and wait until the pressure go off.
  4. Add the tamarind extract, salt and red chilli powder to the cooked lentils and combine.
  5. Let it cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Add little more water to adjust the consistency.
  7. Heat oil in a pan for seasoning. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and cumin seeds and let them splutter. 
  8. When they stop popping, add the hing, red chilli and curry leaves and stir for a couple of seconds.
  9. Pour this over the dal and combine.
  10. Serve hot with rice or roti.

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  1. Awesome dish..looks very beautiful, I prepare using channa i know its that delicious..

  2. Hari, I love the pic and wow, never tried cabbage in the pappu.

  3. Pappu looks nostalgic. I love it.

  4. Cabbage pappu looks really yummy and colorful Amma used make it.

  5. really nice combination toor dal and of the easy recipe.thanks for sharing yarr

  6. I have seen this recipe before, never tried it yet. this pic looks totally delicious. I have a left over cabbage, which Im going to prepare this recipe.

  7. Seems a nice combination..I have never tried this before..looks yummy..thanks for the recipe

  8. Simple & delicious dish. Lovely click.

  9. looks delicious... lovely clicks too...

  10. My favourite pappu, love it just with papads and hot rice..comforting food..

  11. Hey I have never seen such combination before...i liked this one..and being a fan of daal i wold definately try this one

  12. Wow! This is really healthy and nice!

  13. Looks delicious!! Thanks for visiting my blog!!

  14. Seems to be a very unique cabbage preparation. Loved the thick yellow color of the dish. Garnishing looks great.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  15. U always come up with authentic andhra dishes,simple superb

  16. Pappu looks healthy and delicious..yummy!

  17. I am also making cabbage dhal for lunch today :)...your preparation sounds interesting dear...will try this soon...looks yum :)

  18. Hi Hari,

    I am prathiba from The indian food court. I too prepare this simple dish which is a good combo with just rice and curds.

  19. wow... interesting one... we make same curry with other green leaves.. never tried with cabbage...

  20. hi chandu..cabbage tho pappu epudu vinaledhu..really matram chala bagundhi..


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