Madras Cabbage rice

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Basmati rice - 1.5 cups
  • Cabbage - 1
  • Green peas - 1 cup
  • Onions - 2
  • Tomato - 1
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Garlic - 5 cloves
  • Ginger - a small piece
  • Cumin - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Peanuts - 1 tbsp
  • Coriander - a small bunch
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt

How to Make Madras Cabbage rice

  • Cook the rice and transfer to a dish to cool.
  • Shred the cabbage and add water, a pinch of salt, a pinch of turmeric powder and boil it.
  • Soak the peas overnight and cook it.
  • Chop onions, tomatoes, garlic, chillies and ginger.
  • In a big frying pan, add oil, cumin, chillies and ginger and allow it to splutter.
  • Add the chopped onions and when it turns light golden brown in colour, add tomatoes and garlic to it. Add cooked cabbage and peas to it.
  • Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and toss it together. Add salt to it.
  • When it is almost done, in a small frying pan, add 1 tsp of oil, and fry the peanuts and then add it.
  • Add the cabbage masala to the rice and mix it well. Garnish it with coriander.