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Cabbage and Bengal gram fry - Cabbage and senagapappu fry -Indian Recipe


  • Chopped Cabbage : 2 Cups

  • Chana dal (split bengal gram) : 1 Cup

  • Chopped onion : 1 Cup

  • Green chilli (chopped) : 2

  • Oil : 2 tsp

  • Ginger garlic paste : 1 tsp

  • Tadka ingredients : Bengal gram,black gram,mustard and cumin seeds

  • Red chilli powder : 1 tsp

  • Coriander powder : 1tsp

  • Turmeric powder : ½ tsp

  • Salt to taste

  • 2 curry leaves

  • 1 red chilli

  • Coriander for garnishing


  • Soak chana dal for 30 mins.

  • Heat the oil in a pan.Add red chilli by splitting it in to half. Add tadka ingredients, Next add chopped onions.Add 1-1/2 tsp salt.Add curry leaves.Add chopped green chilli and let all saute for 2 mins.

  • Add ginger garlic paste.Add soaked chana dal and mix well. Allow this to cook for 5 mins.

  • Add ½ turmeric powder and mix it well. Add chopped cabbage and mix it well. Close with lid and cook for 10 mins on medium heat.

  • Next, Add 1 tsp red chilli powder. Add 1 tsp coriander powder. Mix well and cook it for another 10 mins.

  • Add 2 tsp of grated coconut powder. This is optional. Cook it for another 5 mins

  • Next  Switch off the flame and add coriander leaves.

  • Now Cabbage and Bengal fry is ready to serve with rice or roti.


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