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Mar 2, 2011

Cabbage Chutney

  1. Cabbage           2cups(roughly chopped)
  2. Onion           1/2 cup or little more
  3. Green chillies    4-5 no.s or dry red chilli  3 no.s
  4. Tomato      1no.(small size) or Tamarind    small gooseberry sized peice
  5. Ginger    1" piece
  6. curry leaves   few
  7. Channa dal    1 tbsp
  8. Coriander leaves     few
  9. Shredded coocnut    1 tbsp
  10. Salt as needed
  11. Oil      2tsp
To temper
  1. Oil   1 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds   1/4 tsp
  3. Urad dal     1/4 tsp
  4. Curry leaves    few

  • Heat oil in an available vessel,add chana dal and fry till golden brown. 
  • Then add roughly chopped onions,curry leaves,green chillies and ginger,stir well 
  • Fry till onion gets light transparent. 
  • Then add chopped cabbage and keep stirring. 
  • Fry well until cabbage get 90% cooked. 
  • then add the tomatoes and corinader leaves ,fry well and switch off the stove. 
  • Add the shredded coconut on the top and allow them to cool completely. 
  • After that transfer all the content to ab blender and grind well to a little coarse paste. 
  • Do not add more water just 1/4 cup is enough. 
  • After grinding pour the chutney in to a bowl and keep aside. 
  • Heat oil in a tempering pan and add the tempering ingredients one by one ,fry well and add to the chutney. 
  • Stir well and now the cabbage chutney is ready to serve. 
  • It suits well with idly,dosa,chapathi and godhumai dosa also.

Green chilli can be replaced by red chilli also..this chutney will taste gud if it is little spicy.
In the updated recipe pics, have used dry red chilli instead green chilli and also replaced tomato with a small piece of tamarind.


  1. cabbage chutney looks innovative...i m first time to this blog..You have a good collection of recipes...

  2. Nice!..some change from the usual green chutneys.will try it!btw you have a nice blog..first time here!

  3. Innovative idea! Nice and spicy accompaniment for idlis.

  4. Very interesting idea to use cabbage to make chutney! Delicious!!

  5. lovely chutney Sangee i dont have coconut now else would have done this, idly for dinner tonight.... will sure try this some time :)

  6. Tried ur chutney yesterday and it came out so well. Also I added both green chili and red chili. Nice and spicy. Just perfect with idlies. Thanks for the recipe.

    1. Thank you so much Nidhya for trying and sharing your feedback. Glad you liked it too, yes.,a best combo with idlis :)


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