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Cabbage Peas Curry

posted 8 Sept 2013, 00:54 by Rajmi Arun   [ updated 8 Sept 2013, 00:54 ]
This is one of the simplest and most liked side dish in many south Indian household.

Cabbage - 1 kg
Peas - 1 cup
Green Chillies - 3 to 4 nos
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Curry leaves - a few
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Broken Urad Dal - 1 tbsp
Asafodeita - 1 pinch
Salt to taste

Chop cabbage finely. Slit green chillies into 2. Chop the curry leaves finely. Wash the cabbage and drain the water. If you are using dried peas soak it over night, and if you are using fresh or frozen peas soak it in water for some time.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when they splutter add urad dal, green chillies, curry leaves and asafodeita. Add cabbage and peas and mix well. Add about 2 cups of water, close the pan with a lid and cook till all the water evaporates. Check the cabbage again and if needed add another cup of water and cook again. Add salt before removing from flame. Mix well.