Monday, February 25, 2013


cabbage thoran

Cabbage-ulli thoran is an authentic dish of  kerala. Its a very simple stir fried veggies with lots and lots of coconut followed by some chilly,uraddal and curry leaves seasoning.This dish is also served as a part of Sadhya (onam sadhya) along with other variety of vegetarian dishes .      
1/4kg or 3 cups of cabbage,finely chopped 
for grinding
1/2 cup coconut,grated
1 tsp jeera
garlic cloves
2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4tsp of haldi/turmeric
for seasoning
1 tsp mustard
1 tsp urad dal
1 spring curry leaves .
2 green chillies,slit
1 red chillies,cut into pieces

  • Heat oil in a pan add all the seasoning ingredients one by one.
  • Then add onion and saute for 5 minutes or till its translucent.
  • Now add chopped cabbage and salt to taste,stir for a while,cover and cook on low flame.Let it cook on its own juice.
  • Meanwhile grind coconut,jeera,garlic,red chillies and turmeric coarsely without adding any water.
  • Now add this masala to the cooked cabbage and mix it well.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes and take it off from the heat.
  • Garnish with some fresh curry leaves and serve hot with rice and dal.

cabbage thoran


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