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Jun 14, 2011

Quick Cabbage Rice / Easy Indian Lunch Box Recipe / Cabbage Rice Recipe

      Hello Friends,hope you all had a great weekend.Me also enjoyed a lot with my family.Was little busy with cleaning n other stuufs so not able to post n visit all your yummy recipes.Hope you won't mistake me and will manage to check all your recipes soon.Coming to this cabbage rice,this is a very simple and very fast recipe.If you have cooked rice in hand,then it will take only 10 minutes to prepare n cook this tasty filling rice.No need any special side dish,simple pickle or fryums is enough.the recipe as follows

  1. Cooked rice   2 cups
  2. Cabbage  2 cups(thinly cut in length wise)
  3. Carrot   1 no.(finely chopped)
  4. Onion   1 medium(sliced or chopped)
  5. Green chilli   3-4 no.(slitted)
  6. Curry leaves    few
  7. Coriander leaves   few(finely chopped)
  8. Salt   to taste
To temper
  1. Oil  1 tbsp
  2. Mustard seeds   1/2 tsp
  3. dry red chillies   2-3 no.s
  4. Chana dal   1 tbsp
  5. Urad dal   1 tbsp
  6. Peanuts   2 tbsp(roasted)
  7. Cashew nuts   5-7 or as needed
  • Cook rice and allow to cool completely .
  • Heat oil in a pan ,add the tempering ingredients and fry the dal n nuts lightly.
  • Then add green chillies,curry leaves and onion saute for a minute and add finely chopped carrots and stir fry for another minute.
  • After that add cabbage and turmeric powder and stir well and stir fry the cabbage briefly till its done.
  • When cabbage gets cooked (don't cook completely or over cook) add the cooked rice,enough salt and mix everything well and fry the rice in low heat for few minutes.'
  • Lastly add some finely chopped coriander leaves and turn off the stove.
  • Yummy Cabbage rice is now ready to pack for lunch box or serve hot.

Plz adjust the amount of red/green chillies to your can also add some shredded coconut to the rice lastly and also add some more vegetables of your choice......


  1. what a delicious rice..adding cabbage is new to me..colourful and tasty rice.

  2. Colorful Rice. Nice idea to add peanuts.

  3. Thanks Sobha n Laxmi for your super fast response...

  4. very colorfull and love varity rice like this...easy lunch box recipe too

  5. yummy cabbage rice..lovely clicks too..
    I was wondering what happened to your blogging,no news since 2 days..anyways sounds gud dt ure back hail n hearty!

  6. Quick and filling cabbage rice,simple yet delicious...i do this quite often whenever i feel like feeding my small family with cabbage..

  7. This's a great idea for a one pot- looks vibrant and delicious!

  8. Picture is so nice and perfect.its my hubby's fav rice.adikadi seiven.:-)


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