Cabbage Thoran is a side dish for rice. It is easy to prepare and is also delicious.
Chopped cabbage - 3 cups
Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Green chilly - 2 or 3
Desicated or fresh coconut - 1/2 cup
Garlic cloves chopped - 1 tsp
Ginger chopped - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 small
Urad dal - 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Chop the onion. Heat the oil on medium heat and add the mustard seeds.
When they pop, add the urad dal and curry leaves.
Then add the onions, ginger, garlic and sauté till browned.
Now add the cabbage, turmeric powder and salt.
Stir for a while, lower the heat and cook covered for five minutes.
Crush the cumin seeds and add to the cabbage along with the green chilies
and the coconut.
Stir for a few more minutes and remove from heat.