Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Cabbage Pachadi

I love any pachadies with fresh veggies.. I want to try variety of recipes with cabbage one by one.. So my first post on cabbage is Cabbage Pachadi.. This is an Andhra Style of Cabbage pachadi which tastes good with rice, rotis and chapatis..

To Grind:
  • Cabbage - 2 Cups (finely chopped)
  • Roasted Ground Nuts - 1/2 Cup
  • Soaked Tamarind - lemon sized ball
  • Green Chillies - 5
  • Garlic - 10 pods
  • Cumin Seeds - 3/4 tsp
  • Salt - As per taste
To Temper:
  • Bengal gram- 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 3/4 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 3/4 tsp
  • Curry Leaves- 1 or 2 strands
  • Red Chillies - 2
  • Oil - As required
  1. Finely chop cabbage into a small pieces, wash and set aside. Wash green chillies and slightly mark on them with knife and keep aside.
  2. Heat a table spoon of oil in a pan, add chopped green chillies and let it saute.
  3. Then add finely chopped cabbage, close the lid and cook in a low flame until the cabbage is done. Switch off the stove & remove it into a bowl and let it cool.
  4. Meanwhile take a blender and add roasted groundnuts, cumin seeds, garlic pods, salt & coarsely grind them to a fine powder and set aside.
  5. Then add fried cabbage, green chillies & soaked tamarind to a groundnut powder and grind them to a fine paste.
  6. In a same pan, heat oil & add all ingredients listed under ' To Temper ' and saute. When it starts spluttering switch off the flame and add the thadka to the pachadi & mix well.

    Serve hot this Cabbage Pachadi with plain hot rice and ghee :)


  • While grinding add water only if necessary.
  • Adjust the quantity of green chillies and red chillies as per your taste.
  • Stir in between while sauteing the cabbage to avoid burning.

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  1. Tempting pachadi.. Will try soon..

  2. Haven't tried cabbage this way, sounds delicious..bookmarking this! pachadi looks inviting!

    1. Thank you for dropping in my blog & ur valuable comment Sangeetha... :)