You can able to see this cabbage poriyal frequently in any of the function food or restaurants along with meals. Ultimate reason is cabbage very cheap in the market, less time consuming to cook and it is easy to make. Also another reason is, it will be more quantity even if we cook just ½ kg of cabbage. But don't under estimate, this is one of the very healthiest recipe. So lets make cabbage poriyal now.


Cabbage - 300g
Chana dal - 2 tsp
Grated coconut - 2tsp
Green chilli - 4
Curry leaves - 1 spring
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Black gram/ Urad dal - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
Oil for seasoning
Salt as per your taste
Coriander leaves for garnishing


Nicely chop the cabbage.

Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan. Once oil hot add mustard seeds and urad dal.
When mustard stars spluttering, add Chana dal, green chilli and curry leaves and fry it.
Once Chana dal become golden color add chopped cabbage and stir it. Keep stir for 1 to 2 minute then add turmeric powder, salt and stir it for a minute.

Sprinkle some water and cook for another 5 minutes.
Before turning off the flame add grated coconut and garnish with coriander leaves on top.
Now cabbage poriyal is ready to serve.

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