Cabbage sidedish(Cabbage Upkari)

This is one simple to do dish. This is one of those dishes, which can be prepared by people who are learning cooking.

Upkari in Konkani means some side dish, it contains some kind of vegetable cooked in water and garnished with mustard, asafoetida, curry leaves seasoning(tadka) and coconut.

Cabbage (shredded) 2 cups
Mustard seeds 1/2 tea spn
Curry leaves 5-6
Oil 1 tea spn
Asafoetida(hingu) a pinch
Coconut (grated) 1 tbl spn
Chana dal(optional) ½ tea spn
Green chillies 4-5
Turmeric powder a pinch

Heat oil and add chana dal (optional), when they become slightly brownish, add mustard seeds. When mustard starts spluttering, add asafetida, curry leaves and green chilies. Fry for 1-2 minutes, add cabbage, turmeric, salt and half cup 2water. Cover and cook. (Keep stirring in between to avoid vegetables from burning). When cabbage is completely cooked and almost all water is absorbed, add grated coconut, mix well and remove from stove. Serve hot with chapathi or rice.

Serves : 2
Preparation time : 15min

5 thoughts on “Cabbage sidedish(Cabbage Upkari)”

  1. Wow, Shilpa! Although I am not a fan of cabbage the way it’s cooked in our kitchen, I can tell I will like your recipe. I will also add some lime juice to it…I like tangy :P. Thanks for sharing 🙂

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