Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Cabbage-Pepper-Rice

#CabbagePepperRice : I used to prepare #koottu or #Poriyal from #Cabbage. Recently I tried a mixed rice using cabbage. The taste of the rice was too good and can be included in our lunch box menu.

Cabbage pepper rice


Ingredients :
1 CupRice cooked
1/2 CupCabbage, chop 1/2 inch squares
1 big sizeOnion, slice lengthwise
1/4 cupCapsicum chopped [ chop like cabbage ]
2 TbspCarrot chopped nicely
1 TspGinger chopped nicely
1Green chilly, slit lengthwise
1 TspBlack pepper crushed
1/2 TspCumin powder
1 TspCumin
3 TspGingelly oil
1/2 TspGhee [ optional ]
1/2 TspSalt [ adjust ]
Coriander leaves to garnish.

Method :
Prepare rice as given in the link : Rice for Mixed Rice

Take 1/4 cup of water in a pressure cooker.
Add chopped cabbage, carrot and 1/4 Tsp of salt.
Close the lid with weight and cook for 1 whistle.
Immediately release pressure and strain using a colander.
Keep aside.

Heat a kadai with 3 Tsp of oil on a stove over medium flame.
Crackle cumin seeds and then add green chilly, sliced onion & a pinch of salt.
Saute till onion becomes translucent.
Now add capsicum and saute for 2 minutes.
After that add boiled cabbage & crushed ginger.
Saute on high flame for 2 minutes.
Now add 1 Tsp of salt and cumin powder.
Mix well and then add rice, ghee & pepper powder.
Mix well and adjust salt.
Turn off the stove once everything combined together well

Transfer into a serving bowl and top it with coriander leaves.
Enjoy with Thayir pachadi or any kurma of your choice.

It can be packed for afternoon lunch in a tiffin box after cooling it down to room temperature.

Cabbage pepper rice





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