Nov 29, 2008

Cabbage Moong Dhal kootu

  • Moong dhal - 1/2 cup
  • Cabbage
  • Salt
  • Water
To Grind:
  • Coconut - 1 inch
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Green chilli - 1 or 2
  • Ginger - a small piece
  • Turmeric pdr - 1/4 tsp
To season:
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • Oil

Grind coconut, cumin seeds, green chilli, turmeric pdr and ginger with lil water to form a paste.

In a pan, First cook Moong Dhal by adding some water to the dhal. Once the dhal is 90% cooked, add chopped cabbage to the dhal and also it to cook for 5 mins on a medium flame.
To the cooked cabbage and dhal add salt and already grinded paste and cook for another 5 mins. If req, add water.

In a separate pan, add oil + Mustard seeds + Cumin seeds (opt) + Curry leaves. Once the mustard seeds splutter add the seasoning to the dhal and cabbage curry.


  1. i tried this dish this morning.. was yummy!! the first dish i ever tired wid cabbage ;).. ive been having cabbage in my fridge not know what to do.. this dish came to my rescue not to waste another cabbage! ;) .. i personally liked the dish very much.. thanx kavitha! simple .. a daily based dish..

  2. ur most welcome vintu...cabbage is a wonderful veggie on which u can lay ur hands for wonderful dishes..keep continuing ur venture with the veggie :)


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