A very simple procedure from my MIL to make a really different kootu variety with cabbage. It goes with rice and also chappathi.roti.
- Cabbage-2 cups(finely chopped)
- Chilly powder-2 tsp
- Salt-To taste
- Oil-To cook
- Turmeric powder – A pinch
- To grind into a smooth paste:
- Grated coocnut-3 tbsp
- Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
- Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
- Urad dhal-1/4 tsp
- Curry leaves
1.Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped cabbage.
2.Saute in medium flame until raw smell vanishes.
3.Now add chilly powder and turmeric powder and give a quick stir.
4.Add half a cup of water to cook the cabbage.
5.Grind the coconut and cumin seeds into a fine paste.
6.When the cabbage is almost cooked add the paste and also the tempering.
7.Mix it well and serve.