Cabbage and Capsicum Poriyal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup - onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup each - green, red, and yellow capsicums, cut into thin strips (discard seeds)
  • 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - fennel (saunf)
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - oil

How to Make Cabbage and Capsicum Poriyal

  • Heat the oil in a kadai.
  • Add mustard and fennel.
  • When they splutter, add onions and fry till they becomes light brown.
  • Add all the capsicums and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add cabbage, chilli, turmeric powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • Cover and leave on low heat till the vegetables are cooked. You do not need to add water. Cabbage will let out enough liquid.
  • Add grated coconut.
  • Mix well and remove from heat.
  • Serve as a side dish with rice/chapati and dal.