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Sri Lankan Cabbage Stir Fry

cabbage stir fry


Medium-sized cabbage
2 onions
Curry leaves
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp curry powder
2 tsp fenugreek seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp mustard seeds
1 inch stick of cinnamon
Oil as required
Salt to taste
1/2 cup thick coconut milk (optional)

  1. Wash and slice the cabbage finely. The finer the tastier.
  2. Mix all spices with cabbage and keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Once it is hot, add mustard seeds.
  4. When the mustard seeds start to pop up, add onions and curry leaves. Sauté until onions are tender.
  5. Add the cabbage and mix well.
  6. Cover and cook for a few minutes.
  7. Adjust salt.
  8. Add thick coconut milk (optional)

For alternative flavour, replace chilli powder with green chillies and add them with the onions.


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