How to make Cabbage Chana Dal -

Cabbage and chana dal marry well in this simple sabzi.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cabbage (बंदगोभी), Chana Dal

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Cabbage Chana Dal

Cabbage Chana Dal Recipe Card


Hindi: patta gobhi
Super healthy, cabbage goes a long way back. In ancient times, the Greeks treated it as a special food for its many medicinal properties. There are tales about raw cabbage juice being a standard treatment for a nasty hangover! Salads, dals, sabzis, pickles and even raitas, cabbage does full justice to each preparation. Shop for the ones that have a crisp, shiny look to it.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cabbage Chana Dal Recipe

  • Cabbage shredded 500 grams

  • Chana Dal soaked ½ cup

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds ½ teaspoon

  • Sugar ½ teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin seeds teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Curry leaves 6-8


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add mustard seeds. Once they start to splutter, add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds change colour, add asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 2

Add split Bengal gram and sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander-cumin powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add cabbage and mix well. Reduce heat and cook for two to three minutes.

Step 5

Add salt and sugar and mix well.Cover and cook till both cabbage and Bengal gram are completely cooked.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coconut and serve hot.

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