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February 11, 2013

Easy Cabbage Poriyal Recipe / Stir Fry - Bachelors Recipes

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cabbage stir fry
This recipe was lying in my drafts for long time.Its a simple stir fry recipe which u would have tasted in most of the restaurants during lunch closing time i.e around 2.30pmSmile with tongue out. Whenever i feel lazy to cook for myself , i make this poriyal .It has no grinding or boiling part & no coconut.Its very easy & can be made in jiffy.. Before marriage , when i was working , my colleagues used to bring this poriyal for sambar rice.. I love its taste & simplicity. My husband hates cabbage because of its smell. We can easily remove its smell to some extent by adding finely chopped ginger.It smells great while u saute..I hope most of u know this tip & make this stir fry at home.. Bachelor's , do try this recipe & let me know how u liked it.. Smile

1 cup - 200ml
  • Grated cabbage – 1cup
  • Big onion – 1no (finely chopped)
  • Red chilli powder / Sambar powder – 1 tsp (adjust as per ur spice level)
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – As required
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece (finely chopped)
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Sugar – A pinch
To temper
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1tsp
  • Channa dal – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds / jeera – 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves – to garnish (optional)

  • In a wide mouthed kadai , heat oil and temper mustard seeds.. After it splutters add urad & channa dal , Curry leaves..
  • After the dals turn golden brown , add the onions & ginger bits.Mix well and saute till onion turns transparent.
  • Now add the grated cabbage & the required salt , a pinch of sugar.Then add the sambar powder/Red chilli powder & turmeric powder.. Mix well & saute till cabbage shrinks in quantity.
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  • Keep the flame low & cover the kadai with a lid for few minutes. Stir in between.. Make sure the cabbage doesn’t get burnt..If u feel the mixture is very dry , sprinkle little water , mix well & cover the kadai..
  • After the cabbage is cooked well , switch off the stove ..
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  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves if u like..
Enjoy with sambar rice !!

NOTE: Adding ginger is a must to remove the raw smell of cabbage. If u like cabbage smell , u can skip ginger..

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  1. Healthy fry with simple ingredients.Love the way you chopped the cabbage.

  2. healthy and simple fry full of vitamins:)

  3. i love ur cutting :) kind of different !

  4. Love it with sambar rice...Try adding some green peas. its totally yum

    1. Will try next time dear .. Must be colorful :)

  5. healthy stir fry, loved the presentation..

  6. Simple and healthy cabbage fry, loved with rasam rice or sambar rice chitra.....

  7. healthy n yummy...frst time here...hapi to follow u..u got good collections..glad if u do d same!!

  8. Nice & healthy stir fry..!!Looks so neat..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats corner

  9. Healthy cabbage fry.. will taste yumm with rasam !


  10. never tried cabbage adding sambar powder. Nice and easy recipe

  11. Cabbage stir fry... method is really new to me. Hope to try Chitra.

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  13. love the finely cut cabbage... i dont eat cabbage because of the smell, my hubby loves it...

  14. very simply and homely cabbage fry with plain rice is all i need

  15. Thank you for sharing this EASY CABBAGE STIR FRY. It looks delicious and good for the health, I will try to cook this and I hope I cook this recipe right. I love healthy foods specially the cabbage because it is VITAMIN C, VITAMIN K, prevent cancer growth, treat peptic ulcers, anti-inflammatory properties, boosts the immune system and etc.. Keep sharing!.

    Stir fry Beef


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