Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Main Course Rice Accompaniment:Cabbage Parpu

Cabbage Parpu

Ingredients:
Medium Size Cabbage....... R
oughly chopped
Chana dal .............................. 1/2 cup

To Grind:
Grated coconut ............................. 3/4th cup
Cumin seeds .................................. 1 tsp
Green chillies ................................. 1- 2
Tamarind ....................................... small piece
Turmeric......................................... 1/2 tsp
Salt .................................................. to taste

Tempering:
Mustard seeds................................. 1 tsp
Curry leaves..................................... 1 sprig
Oil....................................................... 2 tsp

Method:
  • Clean, wash and pressure cook the chana dal and chopped cabbage separately and set it aside
  • Grind to a fine paste the coconut, cumin seeds, green chillies, tamarind, turmeric and salt with enough water, set it aside
  • Pour the cooked dal in a vessel and mash it a little bit, add the cooked cabbage and a little water and mix well
  • Simmer this mixture till it starts to boil, lower the flame
  • In a skillet, heat 1 tsp oil, add mustard seeds and curry leaves, once it starts to splutter, take it off the flame and pour it over the simmering cabbage - dal mixture and mix well
  • Let this mixture boil for couple of seconds and take it off the flame
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves
  • Cabbage parpu is ready to serve. Goes well with rice, chapati, rotis

17 comments:

Prathibha said...

I love this..but I make wid moong dal or chana dal..never used toor dal...but looks yummy!!

Suparna said...

Oops! It is actually chana dal and not toor dal. Good you commented. I stand corrected.

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious dear

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This is my fav. Looking gud...I make both with channa dal as well as moong dal. YUM!

Suja said...

Comfort food,healthy and yummy

Padma said...

I too love this combo. Looks yummm.

Kairali sisters said...

A really yummy combo for sure..Looks yumm yummm

Varunavi said...

We do it with toor dal too...

Prathima Rao said...

I love this one but never tried it out with this version of masala...Bet it adds more depth & flavor to the dish...Looks yummy!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Suman Singh said...

This recipe looks new to me.. It looks healthy and yummy!

Now Serving said...

we call this kind of preparation kalyana curry (that which is served at weddings) Love it!

aipi said...

Love cabbage cooked this way- nice combo with rice n dal :)
US Masala

Indian Cuisine Blogroll said...

this is new to me..should try it..

Sathya Sankar said...

Cabbage parupu looks yum, would love to have it with hot rice and ghee!

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Jay said...

absolutely tempting recipe dear..;)
Tasty Appetite

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

First time here..u hv a wonderful space with mouthwatering recipes n pics...
Visit mine as time permits...
And this looks so yummy n filling..
Sanyukta
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Shobha said...

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