Cabbage Dal Recipe
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A delicious moong dal recipe with shredded cabbage. Serve with vegetable pulao or rotis for a healthy and balanced Indian meal.
Recipe type: Dal
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4-6
  • 1.5 cups moong dal, washed and soaked for 2 hours
  • 3-4 cups shredded or grated cabbage
  • ½ cup onion, cubed
  • 1 cup tomato, cubed
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee or oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ cup sliced shallots or onions
  • 3-4 dry red chillies
  • A pinch of hing
  • Salt to taste
  1. Soak the moong dal for about 2 hours. This step is optional but helps the dal cook soft and easier to mash up
  2. Add the soaked dal, cabbage, turmeric, onions, and tomatoes to a pressure cooker
  3. Add enough water to cover it by an inch, mix well, and pressure cook for 20 mins or 4 whistles
  4. Let the pressure subside by letting the cooker cool down
  5. Then, heat the ghee or oil and add the cumin seeds
  6. When they sizzle and turn brown, add the shallots or onions and the red chillies
  7. Fry until the onions turn golden brown
  8. Add a pinch of hing and mix well
  9. Dunk the tempering into the dal, add salt and mix well
  10. Serve hot with rice or roti
  11. You can also add some curry leaves or coriander leaves as garnish
Recipe by Edible Garden at