Cabbage fry or Poriyal is a very common side dish served along with rice in the Indian household. Here is the Tamil nadu version of it.
Kose poriyal / Cabbage fry / Muttai kose koottu:
Cabbage - 200 gms.
Onion - 1/2 cup (chopped)
Ginger - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
green chilli - 2 (slit)
curry leaf - 1 sprig
Shredded coconut - 2 tbsp
Oil - 2 tsp
mustard seed - 1/2 tsp
cumin seed - 1/4 tsp
Channa dhal (Bengal gram) - 3 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Soak the channa dhal for 1 hour.
In the mean time, finely chop the cabbage and keep aside.
Heat oil in a wok.
Add mustard seeds and let them pop.
Immediately add chopped onion, curry leaf, green chilly , ginger and stir well til the onion gets semi cooked.
Now add the chopped cabbage along with the soaked channa dhal.
Add 1/2 cup water and cook it tightly covered till the channa dhal gets soft.
Add salt to taste.
Then add the cumin and shredded coconut and stir to loose all the moisture.
Take off heat.
Cabbage fry is ready!
The above said quantity can be served for 4 people.
Serve as side dish with sambar rice, rasam or any spicy puli kulambu.