May 29, 2011

Cabbage Masala Dal

Ingredients :

Toor Dal : 1/2 cup
Chopped Cabbage : 1 cup
Tomato : 1
Onion : 1
Tamarind : Gooseberry size ball
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Garlic Cloves : 2 or 3
Green Chillies : 3
Dried Red Chilli : 1
Red Chilli Powder : 1/2 tsp (Optional)
A big pinch of turmeric
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 tsp
Method :

Put the toor dal, chopped cabbage, chopped tomato, chopped onion, tamarind, green chillies and 1.5 cups of water in a pressure cooker and cook till 3 whistles. Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure go off. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a vessel. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and let them splutter. Add the garlic cloves, red chilli and curry leaves to it and fry for a few seconds. Now add the cabbage dal mixture, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric to it and cook for 2 minutes. Switch off the flame and serve hot with roti or steamed rice, dollop of ghee and some papads.

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  1. Nice daal..I too make cabbage daal but using chanaa daal...this tastes too good with parathas.

  2. Ur version sounds tasty. I prepare a similar recipe but with ground coconut :):)

  3. First time here... u have some nice collection of recipes..... Happy to follow u..

  4. slurrp...yummy comforting dal...looks good!

  5. Give me some papads and rice,will happily have this comforting dal..

  6. very interesting and delicious dal !!

  7. Nice recipe, new dal for me.

    Thanx for visiting my blog.

    Happy to follow you.

  8. Love ur version of cabbage masala dal. Looks super good.

  9. Innovative and interesting recipe. Dal looks very nice, yummy and tempting.

  10. my mom makes it with moong dal, this looks good though !

  11. Mmmm... quick and flavorful dal...looks yummy

  12. Love this comfort food, looks super delicious.

  13. Never tried cabbage and toor to me....looks yum....

  14. Very healthy and comforting dal...It's very yummy!

  15. comfort food..i make this kind of dals quite frequently..

  16. looks healthy and delicious dear :)

  17. Wonderful recipe! I always love the combo of cabbage and dal!

  18. Simple and comforting dhal...:)Drop by my blog wen you find time dear...:)


  19. Never tried adding cabbage to daal...Looks like this makes a delicious daal :)
    Prahima Rao
    Prats Corner


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