Recipe: Cabbage Thoran


Thorans are so easy and quick, stir fried vegetables with spices, Indian style. I love them a lot. This one makes cabbage taste like a royal vegetable.

Feel free to browse other recipes from our Retro Recipes series. Perhaps you are looking for other Thoran/Poriyal recipes here and here, or other Fry recipes. You might also like our Cabbage recipes here and here. Or you might like to browse Indian recipes here and here. Check out our easy Winter recipes here and here.

Cabbage Thoran

Cabbage Thoran

Quick and easy way to eat cabbage! Who thought that cabbage could taste so good? Serve over rice for a quick lunch, as a dish in an Indian meal, or as a yummy vegetable with a main course.

3 cups cabbage chopped medium fine 0.5 tspn cumin seeds 0.5 cup fresh grated or dried grated coconut
1 small onion 0.5 tspn black mustard seeds sea salt to taste
0.5 tspn turmeric powder 1 – 3 green chillies, sliced finely 3 garlic cloves
1 tsp. urad dal 2 tspn ghee or oil 4 or 5 curry leaves (or bay leaves)

Chop the onion finely. Heat the oil on medium heat and add the mustard seeds. When they pot, add the urad dal and curry leaves. Then add the onions and sauté till they brown. Add the cabbage, turmeric and salt. If necessary, add about 2-3 tablespoons water. Stir for a while until well combined, lower the heat and cook for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, crush the garlic and cumin seeds. Add to the cabbage with the green chillies and the coconut. Stir for a few minutes and remove from heat.

This is cross posted with our sister site, A Life Time of Cooking. It first appeared here as part of the Retro Recipes series.

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