GF Vegan Cabbage Potato Sabji (Indian Curried Vegetables)

November 19, 2020
I was about to cook my favorite Hungarian dish, potato paprikás (you can find the recipe here on PD for it) when I saw I had a small head of cabbage going to expire. Just then I remembered this Sabji I used to eat in Rishikesh and although I did not remember every detail of the recipe, but this version resembled the Indian one quite well.

It's going to satisfy your carb cravings (hello, serotonin!) but you'll also benefit of the immune strengthening effects of the spices and the vitamins and minerals of the cabbage.
vegan cabbage potato sabji in a bowl with a spoon

GF Vegan Cabbage Potato Sabji (Indian Curried Vegetables)

utensils YIELDS 2 servings
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  • 1 small head white cabbage, quarter, core and thinly sliced
  • 200 g potatoes peeled and cut into cubes
  • 4-5 tbsp olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. Mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp green chilis
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 pinch garam masala
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
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1. Heat oil in a large pot and add mustard seeds. Once the mustard seeds splutter turn the heat down and add in chopped cabbage and potato. Mix well and add green chili and ginger. Mix again and stir in garam masala, chopped tomato and salt.

2. Cover pan with a lid, keep the heat on low and let the sabji cook in its own steam while stirring frequently. Cook for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are cooked through.

3. Turn off the heat and stir in coriander and lemon juice if using.

Serve while hot.

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