Cabbage sidedish(Cabbage Upkari)

This is one simple to do dish. This is one of those dishes, which can be prepared by people who are learning cooking.

Upkari in Konkani means some side dish, it contains some kind of vegetable cooked in water and garnished with mustard, asafoetida, curry leaves seasoning(tadka) and coconut.

1. Cabbage (shredded) 2 cups
2. Mustard seeds 1/2 tea spn
3. Curry leaves 5-6
4. Oil 1 tea spn
5. Asafoetida(hingu) a pinch
6. Coconut (grated) 1 tbl spn
7. Channa daal(optional) ½ tea spn
8. Green chillies 4-5
9. Turmeric powder a pinch
10. Salt

Heat oil and add channa daal (optional), when they become slightly brownish, add mustard seeds. When mustard starts spluttering, add asafetida, curry leaves and green chilies. Fry for 1-2 minutes, add cabbage, turmeric, salt and half cup 2water. Cover and cook. (Keep stirring in between to avoid vegetables from burning). When cabbage is completely cooked and almost all water is absorbed, add grated coconut, mix well and remove from stove. Serve hot with chapathi or rice.

Serves : 2
Preparation time : 15min

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