cabbage Kootu

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  1. Fresh cabbage                     1 (medium sized) or 1/2 if big
  2. Fresh or frozen green peas   1 cup    (optional)
  3. Toor Dal                              1/4 cup
  4. Jeera                                  1 teaspoon
  5. Grated coconut                    2 to 4 teaspoons
  6. Red Chilli  or Green chilli       4 or 5
  7. Hing                                    a pinch
  8. Mustard seeds,Urad dal         1 teaspoon each
  9. Coconut oil                        - 1 spoon for seasoning the mustard
  10. Curry Leaves                        a few
  11. Salt to taste
  1. Cut the cabbage into fine pieces and wash.
  2. Pressure cook the toor dal and keep aside.
  1. Put the chopped cabbage in a kadai with closed lid. Add just enough water to submerge the cabbage and let this cook with the lid closed.
  2. Add the green peas too.
  3. Add desired salt and hing powder.
  4. In a separate kadai dry roast the jeera and chilli.
  5. Grind the above using a blender along with coconut.
  6. Add the cooked toor dal to the above mix, and cook till the raw smell of the ground jeera and the chilli disappears.
  7. Season with mustard seeds using a little coconut oil and serve hot.
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