Stir fry Cabbage
Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 15 minutes
Level Of Cooking: Easy
- 250 gms Cabbage, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup fresh coconut gratings
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- 2 tbsp Oil
- 1 tps Mustard seeds
- 1/4 tsp Asafetida / hing powder
- 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
- 1/2 tsp Salt
Cut the cabbage in fine threads or it can be grated too keep aside.
Heat oil in a wok / kadahi / or pan add Asafetida / hing, when it turns light pink in colour add mustard seeds. When mustard starts crackling add curry leaves. Stir and sauté for few seconds.
Add cabbage ,chili powder and salt and stir fry on high flame for five minutes. Reduce the heat to low flame and let the cabbage cook for five more minutes.
Add grated coconut and mix it well and cook for another two -three minutes. Serve hot with rice or Indian bread of choice!.
Health benefits of Cabbage:
Cabbage, being rich in iodine, helps in proper functioning of the brain and the nervous system, along with keeping the glands of the endocrine system in proper condition. It is good for the brain and is useful in the treatment of neural disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. The various other nutrients present in cabbage, such as vitamin-E, keep the skin, eyes and hair healthy. The calcium, magnesium, and potassium found in cabbage is very useful for a wide range of health benefits. Cabbage can also be used for the treatment of varicose veins, leg ulcers, peptic and duodenal ulcers.
Basically, that very common component of your Chinese dishes could be a miraculous addition to your diet. Don’t be afraid to add cabbage to your daily diet, whether it is in your soup or salad, and that small change will help you live a healthier and longer life.
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