Cabbage Rice


1 cup basmati rice
1 cup cabbage, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad dal
1 tbsp peanuts
6-7 cashew nuts
2 dry red chillies
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
a pinch of asafoetida
1 sprig curry leaves
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil


  1. Soak the rice in water for about 30 minutes. Wash and cook the rice in a deep pan adding about 4-5 cups of water and salt till done. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add urad dal, peanuts, cashew nuts, dry red chillies and curry leaves and saute for a minute on medium flame.
  3. Reduce the flame and add turmeric powder and asafoetida and saute for few seconds.
  4. Add chopped onion, chopped cabbage and salt to this and saute for few minutes until it’s cooked.
  5. Now add the cooked rice to this,  mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes on low flame. 
  6. Remove from the flame and serve hot…

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