This is an easy and tasty stir-fried cabbage side dish!
I first tried this fantastic stir-fried cabbage dish at the wedding for a friend.
His best man was from Kerala and had organised a full traditional Indian spread for the party. I talked the caterers into giving me this quick and easy stir-fried cabbage recipe.
The chef introduced me for the first time to term tempering. He told me how tempering was used in many Indian food recipes. Tempering is a way of bringing out the flavour of spices by frying them for about a minute in oil or ghee. It is an important part of creating the delicious flavour of this stir fried cabbage and here I would like to show you how it is done.
I really hope you enjoy this traditional Indian stir-fried cabbage dish. The coconut gives it a taste that is all its own!
I love the flavour of coconut in vegetable dishes which seems to be so popular in Indian cuisine. Why it never really caught on in Western cooking I haven’t a clue. Perhaps as Indian food continues to increase in popularity, it will.
This stir-fried cabbage is quite mild so it is the perfect accompaniment to spicier Indian curries like Lamb Rogan Josh and Rabbit Vindaloo. I served it the other night with suckling pig.