Cabbage Capsicum Masala

Cabbage is one vegetable that takes no other form other than a stir fry that goes as side for rice. Having a huge piece staring at me from the fridge, I had no idea what to do. Pulling through my cookbooks on the shelf, I came across this recipe and what a relief! I was able to finish off the whole cabbage and more than that, I got a recipe that I can repeat on days when I am having vegetarian meal on the course!

A simple recipe, that hardly takes time to make yet tastes delicious... Off to the way it was made...

Cabbage Capsicum Masala
Serves 4
Recipe adapted from "Magic Oven" 


1 tbsp oil
1 inch pc ginger, pounded
6 cloves garlic, pounded
2 green chillies, chopped
2 medium onions, sliced
1 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp garam masala powder
3 cups grated cabbage
1 small capsicum, cubed
1 large tomato cubed
1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste


Heat oil in a saucepan. Add the ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute till the raw smell is gone. Add the onions with some salt and saute till soft. Add in the masala powders and cook briefly. Now add the cabbage and stir to mix well. Cook till the cabbage starts to wilt.

Add in the capsicum and cook now with a closed lid till capsicum gets soft. Add in the tomato and cook again with closed lid till the tomatoes become soft. Ensure to keep stirring occasionally. Adjust salt and add in the coriander leaves. Switch off.

Serve warm with rotis or rice.

Need some more cabbage inspiration? Then don't forget to check Simi's post here... :)

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