Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Cabbage Idli



Ingredients:
Steamed Plain Idli 4
Cabbage 1/4 of Small Head
Onion 1
Ginger 1 inch Piece
Green Chiles 2 – 3
Dalia / Roasted Gram 1 Tbsp
Tamarind Extract a Dash
Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
Cilantro few Sprigs
Salt to taste
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps
Method of preparation:
Peel, wash and mince the ginger.
Slice the onion and cabbage.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop the green chiles.
Grind roasted gram into fine powder.
Wash, clean and finely chop cilantro.
Chop steamed idli into big chunks.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add ginger and green chiles.
Stir briefly and add onion, cabbage and salt.
Cook covered for couple of seconds for cabbage to soften, add turmeric powder and tamarind extract.
Uncover and stir fry for couple of seconds to brown the edges of the cabbage.
Stir in chopped idly, dalia powder, cilantro and salt.
Serve cabbage idli immediately.