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Stir-fried Cabbage with Mustard and Cumin

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This dish is cooked with just three spices with an amazingly delicious taste. The cabbage retains all the nutrients because of the quick cooking method.



Preparation Time:

5 Minutes.

Cooking Time:

8 Minutes


1 tablespoon plain Olive Oil
½ teaspoon Black Mustard Seeds
½ teaspoon Cumin Seeds
1-2 small Red Chilli, cut into julienne strips
1 small Green Cabbage, finely shredded
½ teaspoon Salt, or to taste
2 tablespoons unsweetened, Desiccated Coconut


1. Heat the Oil to smoking point and add the Mustard Seeds, followed by the Cumin and Chilli.

2. Add the Cabbage and Salt, stir-fry for 3-4 minutes.

3. Add the coconut, stir-fry for 1 minute, remove from the heat and serve.

This recipe is from Mridula Baljekar's book Fat Free Indian Cooking published by John Blake Publishing.

© Mridula Baljekar. All rights reserved.