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Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Cabbage Erissery

Preparation time: 20 min | Cooking time: 20 min

Erissery is an authentic Kerala recipe. This is made with different vegetables like yellow pumpkin, yam & drumstick leaves. I prepared using cabbage though it is not the traditional way of cooking this dish.


Ingredients

Tuvar dal -5tbsp
Chopped cabbage-2 cups
Grated coconut-1 cup
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
Red chillies-2
Curry leaves- a few
Salt to taste
Coconut oil-1 tbsp( preferably)

Method
Cook the dal until soft. Add the chopped cabbage, salt, turmeric and chilli powder to this and cook on slow flame. Keep about 2 tbsp grated coconut aside for tempering and now make a fine paste of the remaining coconut and the cumin seeds. Add this paste to the cabbage dal mixture, mix well and cook for about 15 mins.

Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds , curry leaves & red chillies, when they start to splutter, add the grated coconut and fry until it turns light brown in colour. Add this tempering to the curry and mix well.



This coconut tempering adds the flavour to the curry. This goes well with rice and chapathi.

8 comments:

Sangeetha Subhash said...

Unique erissery latha.Love it..Nicely presented.

Sushma Mallya said...

wow lovely pic latha,well presented it too..Nice recipe with cabbage,thanks for sharing...

Latha said...

Thanks Sangee & Sushma.

Preeti Kashyap said...

wow i have never tried cabbage erisseri, should give it a try.

Malar Gandhi said...

Sounds yummy...

Gulmohar said...

Sounds new...tempting click..:-)

Latha said...

Thanks to all.

Binitha said...

yummy looking erissery...you have a lovely blog!
first time here and your follower too..do visit me when time permits

Cheers,
Binitha
yourstastefully.blogspot.com

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