Cabbage and Peas Curry

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Chappati with Cabbage and Peas Curry
"The old Romans having expelled physicians out of their commonwealth, did for many years maintain their health by the use of cabbages, taking them for every disease."-16th century historian.
Cabbage is widely used in Tamil cuisine.Poriyal kootu,varuval are some of the varieties. Cabbage has a plain taste, adding little spice to it will add flavor to the curry.

Finely cut cabbage
List of ingredients:

  1. 1/2 cabbage
  2. 1/2 cup peas
  3. 1/2 cup chopped onions
  4. 2tbsp chopped garlic
  5. 1tsp salt
  6. 1/4tsp turmeric powder

Grated coconut, red chillies, fennel, cinnamon, clove, Chopped onion& garlic

To Grind:

  1. 1/2 cup grated coconut
  2. 1/2 tsp fennel seeds.
  3. 4 red chillies
  4. 3 small pieces cinnamon
  5. 3 cloves
Cooking Procedure:

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add the onions and garlic for few minutes
  2. Add the ground masala. Fry till the raw smell goes.
  3. To this add the cabbage and fry for few minutes.
  4. Add the turmeric powder and peas.
  5. Add salt and 1/2 cup of water and cook( do not cover ) to a thick gravy consistency.
Serve with chappatis.


  1. hi

    i tried this and it was very good. it was a good combination with rice as well.

  2. Thanks for trying the recipe and letting me know.

  3. Hi iam Anitha from Wisconsin,

    Today when i was searching for boondi laddu recipe,i got ur blog.i tried boondi laddu and it came out very well.thanks for ur recipe.will try more...
    BTW iam very much impressed with your periyamma.
    U remind me my days in India.

  4. Thank you Anitha for your encouraging words about Cilantro. I am glad the Laddu came out good.
    Do try other recipes and let me know.

  5. I accidently stumbbled upon your site and i was pleasantly surprised to see such a collection of recipes.Cabbage and peas curry should go well with stuffed parathas too.


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