Cabbage Thoran >>
Bringing the ingredients together........


 Chopped cabbage - 3 cups  Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
 Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon  Green chillies - 2 or 3
 Des. or fresh coconut - 1/2 cup  Garlic cloves - 3
 Onion - 1 small (optional)  Urad dal - 1 teaspoon
 Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon  Oil - 1 teaspoon
 Salt to taste  


Chop the onion. Heat the oil on medium heat and add the mustard seeds. When they pop, add the urad dal and curry leaves. Then add the onions and sauté till browned. Now add the cabbage, turmeric powder and salt. Stir for a while, lower the heat and cook covered for five minutes. Crush the garlic and cumin seeds and add to the cabbage along with the green chillies and the coconut. Stir for a few more minutes and remove from heat.