Friday, April 27, 2012

Cabbage Rice




 Basmati rice - 1 cup

 Cabbage - 1 cup (shreded)

 Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbs

 Onion - 1 (Chopped)(medium size)

 Green chillies - 2 (slitted)

 Pattai -2 nos 

 Lavangam - 2 nos

 Cardamom - 2 nos 

 Brinji leaf - 2 nos

 Coconut milk - 2 cups

 Ghee - 2 tbs

 Mint leaves - a handfull

 Coriander leaves - a handfull

 Green peas - 2 tbs(boiled) (optional)

 Thick curd - 2 tbs

 Salt - to taste


 Wash and soak the rice in the coconut milk 10 minutes before.

 Clean and Chopped the onion , cabbage, green chillies, mint and coriander leaves.

 Grind  pattai , lavangam, cardamom into a coarse powder. 

 Boiled and drained the green peas. 

 Heat 1 tbs ghee  In a cooker  add onion , saute till it comes pink in colour , 

 add ginger garlic paste ,  mint and coriander leaves , ground powder, 

  brinji leaves and  slitted green chillies.

  And then add the shreded cabbage and the boiled peas.  

  At this time add curd and adjust salt and allow the mixture to cook till the oil leaves.  

  Now add the rice with coconut milk and allow for 2   whistles at medium flame.

  After air releases open the lid and add the remaining ghee  and 

  fresh mint coriander leaves and close it for another 5 minutes. 

  Serve hot with onion  or carrot or cucumber  pachadi. 

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