Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi

Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi, fresh grated coconut and chopped coriander pep up the taste of the subzi.

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कैबिज एण्ड चना दाल सब्ज़ी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi in Hindi) 

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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.

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Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi recipe - How to make Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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  1. Soak the chana dal in enough water in a bowl for 30 minutes and drain well.
  2. 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.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies and sauté for a few seconds.
  5. Add the cabbage, chana dal, turmeric powder and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. 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.
  7. Serve immediately.


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy159 cal
Protein4 g
Carbohydrates11.2 g
Fiber4.5 g
Fat10.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium22.3 mg

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Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
 on 05 Nov 19 08:28 PM

Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
 on 22 Nov 18 07:25 AM

WOW. So simple, yet so flavorful and satisfying. Pressure cooking amplified the natural sweetness of the cabbage. I could eat this every day!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Rheny, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
22 Nov 18 09:15 AM
Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
 on 08 Sep 17 12:12 PM

This came out well. Simple and quick.
Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
 on 12 Nov 13 03:29 PM

really helpful for a beginners like us...thank u :)
Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
 on 12 Aug 13 01:12 PM

What an awesome subzi. Great to have chana dal tossed into cabbage which is stir fried with grated coconut. Mildly spiced and easy to make.
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