October 13, 2010

Cabbage Channa Dal Kootu


Cabbage (chopped)

1 Cup

Split Gram / Channa Dal

½ Cup


2 tbs

Mustard Seeds

½ tbs

Urad Dal

½ tbs

Curry Leaves

1 Spring

Sambar Onion

¼ Cup

Green Chilly


Grated Coconut

½ Cup

Cumin Seeds

1 tbs


5 Pods



Turmeric Powder

¼ tbs

Coriander Leaves

For Garnish


To Taste


1. Wash and chop the cabbage into small pieces.

2. Chop the onion into lengthy pieces.

3. Wash the chillies and cut them into halves and then into smaller pieces.

4. Wash the tomato and cut it into small pieces.

5. Soak the channa dal for 15 min in hot water.

6. Pressure cook the dal with ½ cup of water for 3 whistles.

7. After the pressure has left, mash the dal with hand beater.

8. Grind the coconut, cumin seeds and garlic into a fine paste.

9. Add the chopped tomato, chopped cabbage, ground paste, salt and turmeric powder with channa dal.

10. Pressure cook for 6-7 mins.

11. Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.

12. When mustard seeds starts popping add chopped onion.

13. Saute till the onion become golden in color.

14. Put this into the mixture and mix them well.

15. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve this kulambu with plain rice.


Unknown said...

hi the way you have displayed the dishes are really nice. that makes us to try those items.

Kurinji said...

Thanks Bala, your comments are very encouraging.

Unknown said...

Indha keerai enakku kidaikkave mattengudhu...orey pogai dhan ungala paartha.

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