Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Cabbage Moong Dal Curry

Cabbage Moong Dal Curry is another tasty way of using cabbage. I love the mix of  cabbage & moong dal when they are tempered with hing. Hing/Asafetida gives a very unique taste to the curry & makes it much more flavorful. I wouldn't like to skip adding hing or replacing it with something else, as it pairs perfectly with the curry. As you can see this is a easy to make dish & can be made in no time too. Enjoy this dish !!!
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Prep Time-1hr 10mins { 1hr is for soaking dal}
Cook Time-30mins 
3Cups chopped cabbage 
1/4Cup moong dal {Soak for 1hr}
1Tsp mustard seeds 
1Tsp jeera/cumin 
1Tsp chana dal 
1Tsp urad dal 
3Red chili's broken in to half
1/2Tsp hing 
Few curry leaves 
Salt to taste 
1Tbs oil
- Wash & soak moong dal for minimum of 1hr. 
- To start with heat pan with oil. Add in chana dal & urad dal to pan. Fry them to light brown in color. Add in mustard, jeera, red chili's, curry leaves & hing to pan. 
- Once the mustard starts jumping add in moong dal with 1/2cup water & close it with a lid. 
- Cook on medium heat for 5mins or until you see moong dal is cooked perfectly.
Method 1: 
- Add cabbage to pan & close with lid. On low heat cook for 5mins to 10mins. 
- Once the cabbage is cooked add in enough salt & mix it well. Cook for 2mins more & switch off heat. 
Method 2: 
- Pressure cook cabbage. Add it to the cooked moong dal along with enough salt. 
- Mix in & cook for 5mins on medium heat while stirring once in a while. Make sure there is no liquid left in the curry. It should be dry & not clumpy. 
- Switch off heat & allow curry to cool before serving. 
- Moong dal shouldn't be over cooked. To cook moong dal add no more than 1/2cup water. 
- If you need this curry to be a little more spicy, then add in 2 sliced green chili's while tempering. 
- Don't skip adding hing in this curry.
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  1. The combo of daal with cabbage looks interesting. .looks tempting.

  2. Such a comforting recipe this is and cabbage is one of my favorite vegetable :)

  3. By just looking at it. It looks so very delicious!
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  4. Another tasty dish with Cabbage. Looks nice.

  5. delicious side. i make my dumping everything together after the tadka, close and cook for 10 minutes!!! Actually, this is my menu for today!!

  6. Yumm. Its been a while since I made it with moong dal.

  7. wow thats a very healthy and tempting curry with cabbage and moong dal !!

  8. Cabbage with Moong dal , wow very nice combo.Looks yummy.

  9. A great side dish for sambhar.. I love this curry with moong dhal. Versatile veggie

  10. My kind of comforting curry, i can have this curry with anything.

  11. I love this type of dry curries with lentils in it. Moong dal with cabbage sounds awesome.

  12. Such a comforting dish. We too make this curry the same way.

  13. Healthy and tasty cabbage. My mom used to make this veggie.