Thursday, November 11, 2010

Cabbage in Yogurt ~ Cabbage Perugu Pachadi

I usually add yogurt to certain vegetables like bottle gourd,snakegourd & Egg plant to make Perugu pachadi.This is the First time I tried this combination  & wanted to see how it taste with cabbage,but came out so good & it turned out so delicious.So ,friends to enjoy the taste to the full,go through my recipe and proceed.

  • Grated or Chopped Cabbage-2 or 3cups
  • Yogurt/Curd-1cup
  • Onion-1 small chopped
  • Green peas -1/4 cup frozen or fresh (If using fresh peas,make sure to soak them in water for some time)
  • Salt to taste
  • Tomato -1 no medium chopped
  • Greenchillies-3 or 4 chopped (adjust to your spice level)
  • Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  • Cilantro leaves- A few handful
For Seasoning:
  • Oil-1tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
  • Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
  • Bengal gram (Pachi Senaga pappu,Chana dal)-1/2tsp
  • Black gram (Minappappu,Urad dal)-1/2tsp
  • Dry redchilli-1 broken
  • Curryleaves-4
  • Heat Oil in a pan and add Mustard seeds.When they splutter,add cumin seeds,bengal gram,black gram,red chilli and fry for sometime until the dals turn golden brown in color.
  • To this add tomato,green chilies,cabbage,green peas,turmeric & stir well.Pour little water (approx.-1/4 cup) in to the pan ,cover & let all the veggies cook for sometime.
  • When all the water absorbs and cabbage becomes tender and lost its raw smell,remove the cover and add yogurt and mix well.
  • Keep the flame on low at this time and leave the pan for sometime until the vegetables absorb the Yogurt well.
  • Add salt to taste and finally add Cilantro and mix well
  • Turn off the flame and transfer the gravy to a serving bowl and ready to enjoy with Rice or Chapathis.

  • Add Ginger garlic paste to the seasoning & proceed further cooking.
  • Cool the cooked veggies &  add the Curd to it & taste.
  • Remember to cook cabbage ,till it losts the raw smell ,in order to get good taste.
Let to know others ,If you have liked or tried this recipe in any other variation .Your comments will help to share those recipes that most people find enjoyable!!!

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