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Kobichi Bhaji (Cabbage Veggie with Chana Dal)

Cabbage veggie

Cabbage would be one of the most loved vegetable all over the world. Very healthy and easily available it is often included in meals. This is a typical maharashtrian recipe of a cabbage veggie (sabggies). Chick pea is also a constituent in this recipe, it gives a nice taste and flavor to this beloved sabggies of mine.

Ingredients –

Cabbage – 1 medium sized
Chick pea split (chana dal) – ¼ cup
Jaggery crushed – 1tablespoon
Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder (haldi) – ½ teaspoon
Asafoetida (Hing) – ½ teaspoon
Curry leaves – 6- 7
Green chilies (chopped) – 3- 4
Salt – to taste
Oil – 2 tablespoons
Freshly desiccated coconut – 2-3 tablespoons to garnish
Coriander springs (chopped) – 2 tablespoons to garnish

Procedure –

  • Properly wash and chop the cabbage.

Cabbage cut

  • Wash and soak the chana dal in 1 cup water for 1 hour. After 1 hour drain the excess water and keep the dal aside.
  • In a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds. Let it crackle. Add the turmeric powder, asafoetida, green chilies, curry leaves and the chana dal. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Now add the chopped cabbage, jaggery, salt and mix well.
  • Cook the cabbage with lid on for 7- 8 minutes or till soft on medium flame. Stir in between.
  • Garnish with coconut and coriander. Serve hot with chapattis or rotis.

Tips –
You may also use 1 teaspoon sugar instead of jaggery, if not easily available.