Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Cabbage Rice

Cabbage is a vegetable which acts as a cleanser for our digestive system. This leafy vegetable provides enough fibre content required by the body. Cabbage Rice is something which I tried later in the evening yesterday. It tasted heavenly delicious and to be honest it was my first try on white cabbage. Have tried it with red cabbage earlier. Red cabbage gives good colour to your rice and no other colouring is required. I wanted to try with white ones this time and to colour the rice I used turmeric powder. With just minimum spices I could bring on the serving platter an awesome rice item for dinner. Here I share the simple recipe with you all.

Cabbage-1 cup shredded thin.
Sona Masoori Rice/Long Grain Rice/Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Green chillies- 2 slit lengthwise
Onion-1 sliced thin lengthwise
Cinnamon stick-1'' piece
Jeera/Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
Ginger Garlic paste-1/2 tsp
Haldi/Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tsp
Water-2 cups
Salt to taste
Oil-2tbsp +1 tsp
Lemon juice-2 tbsp.

Wash and soak rice for 15 mins.
In a pressure cooker,add 2 tbsp oil.
Once hot add cloves,cinnamon and cumin seeds.
Now add ginger garlic paste and fry till its rawness is gone.
Sauté once and now add in the onions, sauté again till translucent.
Once done add green chillies, mix again.
Now add cabbage and then add turmeric powder and fry for few mins.
Now add rice to it and fry well again for another2-3 mins.
Now add coriander powder and mix well.
Now add water, salt to taste,1 tsp of oil and lemon juice to it and close the lid and
pressure cook till 3 whistles.
Once done, let the cooker cool down.
You are ready to serve tangy spicy cabbage rice with raita or any pickle and yogurt.

Enjoy the dish! n don't forget Eat and Eat little MORE.. :)

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