Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
by Tarla Dalal
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This is typical south indian everyday subzi. Soaked chana dal and shredded cabbage, tempered traditionally and garnished with grated coconut. The cabbage and chana dal subzi is an easy, no-fuss preparation. You can prepare other veggies like carrots, french beans, broad beans and even beetroot in a similar way. Likewise, you can use soaked moong dal too instead of chana dal for a change.
- Soak the chana dal in enough water in a bowl for 30 minutes and drain well.
- Boil a vesselful of water, add the chana dal and blanch it in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes. Drain, discard the water and keep the chana dal aside.
- Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies and sauté for a few seconds.
- Add the cabbage, chana dal, turmeric powder and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the coconut, coriander and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve immediately.
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