How to make Hot and Sour Cabbage -

Cabbage cooked with Sichuan peppers, red chillies and vinegar.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Cabbage (बंदगोभी), Sichuan Peppers (सिचुआन पैपर)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Salads

Hot and Sour Cabbage

Hot and Sour Cabbage 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Hot and Sour Cabbage Recipe

  • Cabbage cut into 1 inch cubes and layers separated 1 medium

  • Sichuan Peppers 2 tablespoons

  • Sichuan peppers crushed 12-15

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Brown sugar 1 tablespoon

  • Light soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Vinegar 3 tablespoons

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add Sichuan peppers and red chillies and sauté for a minute. Add cabbage, mix well and sauté for two minutes. Add salt and brown sugar and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add soy sauce, vinegar and sesame oil, mix well and sauté for one to two minutes. Serve hot.

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