Cabbage Chana Dal

Cabbage and chana dal marry well in this simple sabzi. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Cabbage Chana Dal

Main Ingredients Cabbage, Chana Dal
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Cabbage Chana Dal

  • 500 grams Cabbage shredded
  • ½ cup Chana Dal soaked
  • 2-3 tablespoons Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 6-8 Curry leaves


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add mustard seeds. Once they start to splutter, add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds change colour, add asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds.
  2. Add split Bengal gram and sauté for two to three minutes.
  3. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander-cumin powder and mix well.
  4. Add cabbage and mix well. Reduce heat and cook for two to three minutes.
  5. Add salt and sugar and mix well.Cover and cook till both cabbage and Bengal gram are completely cooked.
  6. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coconut and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 210
Carbohydrates 19.55
Protein 7
Fat 11.5
Other Fiber 1.3