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Cabbage Kachumber is a refreshing accompaniment that features shredded cabbage tempered like a traditional kachumber and perked up with lemon juice too.

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cabbage kachumber recipe | Gujarati cabbage sambharo | fafda condiments | healthy patta gobi kachumber is a yummy accompaniment which is healthy too. Learn how to make Gujarati cabbage sambharo.

To make cabbage kachumber, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Add the cabbage and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring once in between. Add the coriander seeds powder, sugar and lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for1 minute, while stirring once in between. Serve immediately.

An exciting alternative to the common kachumbers of cucumber, carrot, etc., the cabbage kachumber is a refreshing accompaniment that features shredded cabbage tempered like a traditional kachumber and perked up with lemon juice too.

The addition of coriander powder enhances the experience for your taste buds adding yet another tantalising dimension to this peppy treat. This is often termed as fafda condiments and served with famous Gujarati delicacy jalebi and fafda.

The fibre in the healthy patta gobi kachumber works as a digestive aid and helps prevent constipation. With not too many carbs to offer, this kachumber is a wise indulgence for weight watchers and diabetics too. The flourishing vitamin C present in cabbage is a boon to the human immune system. It helps reduce inflammation and works towards a strong heart too.

Tips for cabbage kachumber. 1. Do not shred the cabbage very thin. On cooking it will shrink a little in size. 2. The sugar is optional in this recipe. We recommend all health conscious people including those suffering from high blood sugar levels, avoid the addition of sugar. 3. We have slit the green chillies to lend a mild flavour. If you wish, you can add finely chopped green chillies and relish a spicy kachumber.


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Cabbage Kachumber recipe - How to make Cabbage Kachumber

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Cabbage Kachumber
3 cups shredded cabbage
1 1/2 tsp oil
3/4 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
12 curry leaves (kadi patta)
3 slit green chillies
salt to taste
3/4 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds powder
3/4 tsp sugar (optional)
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
Method

For cabbage kachumber

    For cabbage kachumber
  1. To make cabbage kachumber, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the cabbage and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  4. Add the coriander seeds powder, sugar and lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for1 minute, while stirring once in between.
  5. Serve the cabbage kachumber immediately.

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What is cabbage kachumber made off?

  1. What is cabbage kachumber made off? Gujarati cabbage sambharo made from simple ingredients like 3 cups shredded cabbage, 1 1/2 tsp oil , 3/4 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson), 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing), 12 curry leaves (kadi patta), 3 slit green chilliessalt to taste, 3/4 tsp coriander seeds powder, 3/4 tsp sugar and 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice.

What is cabbage?

  1. This is what cabbage looks like. Cabbage or gobhi, is one of the most popular vegetables in India. It is very leafy, made with each leave making a covering for the other. Light green and white in color, cabbage is a really simple vegetable to cook.
  2. Shred the cabbage. We need 3 cups shredded cabbage.
  3. Benefits of cabbage : Low calorie : A serving of cabbage contains only 27 calories and can help you in managing your weight. It provides bulk to your diet and thus promotes satiety helping you to eat lesser in between meals. Therefore, it promotes weight loss. A study found that eating cruciferous vegetables was associated with weight loss in a span of two years (1).
  4. Relieves constipation : Salads made with vegetables like cabbage, spinach, lettuce will relieve constipation as they provide bulk and helps in easy expulsion of the faeces. A study stated that consuming 20 g/day of concentrated dietary fibre from carrot, cabbage, apple, bran, and guar gum can decrease the mean transit-time through the gut (2).

    Click here to know more about the health benefits of Cabbage, Gobhi.
     

Making cabbage kachumber

  1. To make cabbage kachumber | Gujarati cabbage sambharo | fafda condiments | healthy patta gobi kachumber | heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan.
  2. Add 3/4 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson).
  3. Let the seeds crackle.
  4. Add 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing).
  5. Add 12 curry leaves (kadi patta).
  6. Add slit green chillies.
  7. Sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  8. Add 3 cups shredded cabbage.
  9. Add salt to taste.
  10. Mix well.
  11. Cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  12. Add 3/4 tsp coriander seeds powder.
  13. Add 3/4 tsp sugar (this is optional).
  14. Add 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice.
  15. Mix well.
  16. Cook cabbage kachumber | Gujarati cabbage sambharo | fafda condiments | healthy patta gobi kachumber | on a medium flame for1 minute, while stirring once in between.
  17. Serve cabbage kachumber | Gujarati cabbage sambharo | fafda condiments | healthy patta gobi kachumber | immediately.

Health Benefits of cabbage kachumber

  1. Healthy Cabbage Kachumber – low in calories, high in fibre. 
  2. Cabbage is a very versatile ingredient. It can be used in many recipes and has many health benefits as well. Being low in calories, it is definitely a wise addition to a obesity diet. Here we have also used minimal oil, so the total calorie count is restricted to 41 calories per serving.
  3. The fibre in cabbage helps in managing a healthy digestive system. 
  4. It also helps manage blood sugar and blood cholesterol levels.
  5. The vitamin C from this kachumber helps boost the health of immune cell and enhances our ability to fight infections. 
  6. Cabbage has high levels of flavonoids and anthocyanins and has long been used as a herbal medicine. The antioxidants help in removal of harmful substances from our body called free radicals. These are also known for their chemoprotective benefits. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy41 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates4.2 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat2.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium11.1 mg

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Cabbage Kachumber
5
 on 10 Feb 15 05:12 PM


Cabbage kachumber is a regular and a great accompaniment in every Gujarati's house...I love it soo much that at times I just eat it plain...its very imp to serve it immediately.
Cabbage Kachumber
5
 on 29 Aug 13 06:51 PM


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28 Sep 17 02:33 PM
Cabbage Kachumber
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 on 17 Jan 12 02:15 PM


Love having my Cabbage cooked in spices and served as a side dish. Healthy and quick to make.