Red Cabbage Poriyal is a south Indian recipewhich is the variation of hugely popular Cabbage Poriyal recipe.
It is a delectable dish where shredded red Cabbages are tempered with Mustard seeds, Lentils, Curry leaves and is combined with Onions, Coconut and Cilantros.
Red Cabbage poriyal is a perfect side dish which is mostly served with Rice-Sambar but can also be paired up with flat breads like Rotis and Pooris.
Poriyal is a Tamil word which is used for fried or sautéed vegetables. Normally, the vegetables are prepared without adding any water. Poriyal can be prepared with different ranges of vegetables like Beetroot, Cabbage, Beans etc. In Poriyal preparations, no ground spices are used, and shredded Coconut is used for flavouring.
Ingredients for Red cabbage poriyal :-
- 1 medium Red Cabbage, shredded
- 1 Onion, finely chopped
- 2 Green Chillies
- 4 tablespoons Cilantros, chopped
- ½ teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 1 tablespoon Urad Dal
- 8-10 Curry leaves
- 2 Dry red Chillies
- 1/3 cup desiccated Coconut (Fresh can be used)
- Salt to taste
- Oil for cooking
Instructions for making Red Cabbage poriyal:-
- Add Oil into the pan and wait until the Oil is hot. Hhen oil become hot Add Mustard seeds and let them crackle
2.Put the flame in low and add Urad Dal into the pan Fry them in low flame until they become golden brown.
3.Add dry red Chillies, Curry leaves , Onions, green Chillies and cook them in medium high flame for 2 minutes till they become translucent. Stir in between.
4.Add the shredded Red Cabbage and salt mix well and cook them for 2/3 min
5.Cook in medium flame until the red Cabbage become tender. Stir in between.
6.Put the flame in high and cook it for couple of minutes to evaporate the excess moisture.
7.Add desiccated Coconut and chopped Cilantros mix properly.
8. Cabbage poriyal is ready , serve with hot Roti or paratha.