Cabbage is a vegetable with much nutritious value. It helps in controlling Type 2 diabetes. It has Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Zinc, Vitamin A, C, D, E and K. Varied Recipes are possible using Cabbage and one of them is Cabbage Chutney. This can also be used as a spread.
Cabbage – 250 Gms
Green Chilli- 3 to 4 Nos
Grated Coconut – 4 tbsp
Asafoetida – 1 pinch
Ginger – ¼ inch (Optional)
Curd – 3 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard (Rai) – ½ tsp
Split Black Gram (Urad Dal) – ½ tsp
Curry Leaves – 1 string
Chop the Cabbage into small pieces, wash it well and strain the water. Add ¼ cup of water to the cabbage in a pan, cover and cook for 5 minutes or so on medium heat till the Cabbage becomes soft and tender.
Grind this along with all the other ingredients to a coarse consistency. Transfer to a serving bowl.
Heat Oil in the same pan, add Mustard seeds. When it crackles, add Split Black Gram (Urad Dal). After a few seconds, add Curry Leaves.
Add this seasoning to the Chutney and mix well.
Serve with Idli, Dosa, and Uthappa or can be uses as a spread.