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Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi

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

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cabbage chana dal sabzi recipe | chana dal sabzi with cabbage and coconut | South Indian chana dal veg sabzi | cabbage upkari is a simple daily fare. Learn how to make chana dal sabzi with cabbage and coconut.

To make cabbage chana dal sabzi, 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.

This is typical South Indian everyday sabzi. Soaked chana dal and shredded cabbage, tempered traditionally and garnished with grated coconut. The cabbage upkari is an easy, no-fuss preparation.

The texture of well cooked and slightly crunchy chana dal with sautéed cabbage makes this South Indian chana dal veg sabzi pleasurable. The cumin seeds added as a tempering impart a fresh aroma and irresistible flavour to this sabzi.

For all those who are health conscious or are suffering from diabetes or heart disease, should reduce the oil to 2 tsp to make chana dal sabzi with cabbage and coconut and enjoy it with chapati.

Tips for cabbage chana dal sabzi. 1. The chana dal has to be soaked for 20 minutes, so plan for it in advance. 2. The chana dal on cooking should be done, but yet crunchy. 3. Prefer a broad pan so sauteeing is easier. 4. If you like a spicy sabzi, add finely chopped chillies instead of slit green chillies. 5. You can use soaked moong dal 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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Ingredients

For Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
3 cups shredded cabbage
1/4 cup chana dal (split bengal gram)
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 green chillies ,
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1/4 cup freshly grated coconut
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
Method

For cabbage and chana dal subzi

    For cabbage and chana dal subzi
  1. To make cabbage and chana dal subzi, 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 the cabbage and chana dal subzi immediately.

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What is cabbage chana dal sabzi made off?

  1. What is cabbage chana dal sabzi made off?  chana dal sabzi with cabbage and coconut  is made from 3 cups shredded cabbage , 1/4 cup chana dal (split bengal gram), 2 tbsp oil , 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera), 2 green chillies , slit, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), salt to taste, 1/4 cup freshly grated coconut and 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

Soaking chana dal

  1. This is what chana dal looks like. Pick and clean the chana dal and transfer into a bowl. 
  2. Pour enough water over it. 
  3. Cover the dal with a lid and soak for 30 minutes.
  4. Drain the dal using a strainer. 
  5. Boil a vesselful of water.
  6. Add the chana dal.
  7. Blanch it in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes. Image taken at 2 minutes.
  8. Blanched chana dal at 4 minutes.
  9. Drain, discard the water and keep the chana dal aside.

Shredding cabbage

  1. This is what cabbage looks like.
  2. We have 3 cups shredded cabbage. Place the cabbage on a chopping board and with a large sharp knife cut in half through the root. Place each cabbage/lettuce half cut-side down and slice in half through the root. You can shred the cabbage thickly or thinly, as the recipe calls for.

Tips for cabbage chana dal sabzi

  1. The chana dal has to be soaked for 20 minutes, so plan for it in advance.
  2. The chana dal on cooking should be done, but yet crunchy.
  3. Prefer a broad pan so sauteeing is easier.
  4. If you like a spicy sabzi, add finely chopped chillies instead of slit green chillies.
  5. You can use soaked moong dal instead of chana dal for a change.

Making cabbage chana dal sabzi

  1. For cabbage chana dal sabzi recipe | chana dal sabzi with cabbage and coconut | South Indian chana dal veg sabzi | cabbage upkari, heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai.
  2. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) and let them crackle.
  3. Add green chillies , slit.
  4. Sauté for a few seconds.
  5. Add 3 cups shredded cabbage.
  6. Add the chana dal.
  7. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
  8. Add salt to taste.
  9. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  10. Add 1/4 cup freshly grated coconut.
  11. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  12. Add 2 tbsp of water.
  13. Mix well.
  14. Cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  15. Serve cabbage chana dal sabzi recipe | chana dal sabzi with cabbage and coconut | South Indian chana dal veg sabzi | cabbage upkari hot.
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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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Reviews

Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
5
 on 26 May 21 12:25 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
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26 May 21 02:22 PM
Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
5
 on 05 Nov 19 08:28 PM


Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
5
 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!
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22 Nov 18 09:15 AM
Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
3
 on 08 Sep 17 12:12 PM


This came out well. Simple and quick.
Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
5
 on 12 Nov 13 03:29 PM


really helpful for a beginners like us...thank u :)
Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi
5
 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.
Cabbage Stir-Fry
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 on 26 Oct 12 09:29 AM