Cabbage Bhaji/Sabji 6 With Low Spices
Patta Gobhi ki Sabji
Note from Mamta (2012): This simple, tasty, low calorie recipe comes from my mum's younger sister Mrs. Rukmani Garg. Serves 4.
Edited September 2019
3 cups finely shredded cabbage of any type
2 green chillies, slit lengthways
1 tbsp. oil
1 tsp. mustard/rai or cumin seeds
A pinch of asafoetida powder
A pinch of turmeric powder (just a hint of yellow).
Salt to taste
Juice of half a lemon or 1 medium tomato, chopped
Wash and shred cabbage.
Heat oil in a karahi or wok.
Add mustard/cumin seeds and asafoetida powder.
When the seeds splutter, add shredded cabbage, turmeric and salt.
Stir, cover and cook for a few minutes. The cabbage should remain crisp, not turn soggy.
Sprinkle and stir in lemon juice. If adding tomatoes, add now and stir fry for a few minutes.
Serve hot with as part of an Indian meal or simpky with Plain Parathas .