Cabbage Fry / Make Crispy Cabbage Fry In Indian Style

Cabbage Fry Recipe
Cabbage Fry

Cabbage Fry Recipe

Indian menu is filled with number of cuisines, and varieties of dishes. Each category has many dishes that fall under it. Leave along each category of main course, even the vegetable section has number of dishes. When going out you always are confused which dish and vegetable to order. Well, leaving behind the cliché paneer and potato vegetable., cabbage fry is one of the most different dish that fall under the vegetables category.

So, if you were thinking that making cabbage fry would be a difficult task, then let me tell you, it is surely going to be a cup of tea. Very easy and quick recipe is to be followed systematically that will result to a tasty cabbage fry. The recipe requires household, routine spices, and vegetables to make.

Accompanied by rotis and parathas, you can have cabbage fry to relish a tasty dinner. There are a few precautions that you must take while preparing cabbage fry. Firstly, cook your cabbage fry on medium flame. Secondly, to keep each cabbage fry separated and a non-mushy dish, after your dish is prepared keep it at room temperature.

You can use it in making burgers, all you need to do is add a layer of cabbage fry in your burger above the aloo tikki. And you have a tasty bugger ready. Also, you can use it while making fried rice, and chow mien. This will give the dish another level of taste and variation. So, below is a easy to make cabbage fry recipe for you to try.

Prep Time: 10 Mins Cooking Time: 20 Mins Servings: 3 to 4

Ingredients for Cabbage Fry

  1. Cabbage: ½ or full (finely chopped)
  2. Green peas: 50 grams
  3. Onion: 1 medium sized (finely chopped)
  4. Oil: 1 tablespoon


  1. Cumin seeds: 1 teaspoon
  2. Coriander powder: 2 teaspoons
  3. Asafetida: a pinch
  4. Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  5. Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  6. Garam masala: 1 teaspoon
  7. Salt: 1 teaspoon (or to taste)

Equipment used

  1. Pan
  2. Bowl

Process of cooking Cabbage fry

Step 1

Take ½ cabbage and finely chop it into small pieces.Now wash the cabbage nicely. This will remove the dirt of the cabbage.

Step 2

After washing the cabbage, using a drainer, let the excess water flow away and keep the cabbage into a bowl.

Step 3

Now take about 50 grams of green peas and peel them off.Finely chop one medium sized onion, and four green chilies.Heat oil in a pan on medium flame.Add 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds into it.

Step 4

Once it starts to crackle, add a pinch of asafetida, two teaspoon of coriander powder, 1 teaspoon of red chili powder, one teaspoon of garam masala, ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder and one teaspoon salt.

Step 5

After a few seconds of stir to the spices, add green peas, and finely chopped onions into the pan.Sauté well for about 2 minutes. The onions will change its color to light brown or golden brown.

Step 6

After the onions and spices are fried, add the chopped cabbage into the pan.Stir the ingredients well for about 5 to 10 minutes.Eventually, the vegetable will no more look fuller, and the cabbage will be completely fired.

Your cabbage fry is ready.

 Tips and Variations

  1. You can also add finely chopped carrots also into the cabbage fry just to provide a variation to the dish.
  2. Instead of using garam masala you can also try using sambhar masala.
  3. In order provide a slight different variation to the fry, you can also use moong dal into the dish.
  4. For that you need to take ½ cup of clean moong dal and wash it thoroughly.
  5. Then in the beginning, before you put cumin side fry moong dal. The rest process remains the same.
  6. You can also add khatai in cabbage fry to provide the dish a different taste.

Health Benefits of Cabbage Fry

The cabbage fry is a very healthy dish. It is rich in protein and fiber. People who like to diet to lose weight you can always have cabbage fry. This will not only provide you energy but also not increase you weight. Cabbage is said to cure chapped lips, and deficiency of Vitamin C. This also treat a great remedy of eye problems and illness. Due to it richness in roughage content a lot of appetite problems are solved by consuming cabbage fry.

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