Cabbage is cultivated extensively all over the world. Mostly its among the cheapest vegetables in the market. Cabbage is very high in vitamin A and contains vitamin C, carbohydrate and proteins. It helps to fight hemorrhage.
This simple stir fry dish along with rice and gravy is a complete meal. Cabbage stir fry was representing yellow dish in our colorful and yummy Sri Lankan lunch spread.
Cabbage Stir Fry (Varai)
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 onion diced
- Few curry leaves
- 2 red chilis diced
- 1 tsp of each mustard and cummin seeds
- 1 tbsp yellow gram
- 400g cabbaged thinly sliced
- Pinch of turmeric powder
Heat oil in a non-stick pan, sauté onion, curry leaves and red chili for a minute. Add mustard, cumin seeds and yellow gram, stir for another 2 minutes. When they start to splutter add cabbage, salt and turmeric.
Stir cabbage for 5 minutes till it’s wilted and water is evaporated. Serve with rice.
Photo credit: Ami