Cabbage Peas and Potato Sabji

Cabbage is a green leafy vegetable, which is generally available all round the year in most parts of the world.  It is very rich in most vitamins and nutrients – Vitamin B,  C and K being the top vitamins found in cabbage!! It is very low in calories and an excellent source of anti-oxidant.  It is easy to cook and simple dishes may be prepared with cabbage!

It is said that there are nearly 4000 varieties of potatoes in various colours, shapes and sizes. Unfortunately we do not eat potatoes raw as they contain a high amount of vitamin C most of it which is lost due to cooking the potato.
High in potassium, Vitamin B6 and is good for the heart – Kids love dishes made out of potatoes and ofcourse – ofcourse potato chips are much-loved by all!

Peas are considered to be one of the most nutritious vegetable and low in calories.  Although frozen and canned peas are easier to use, consuming fresh peas whenever possible is a better option as the key vitamins such as Vitamin C, B1, B2, B3 and B6 will be more in fresh peas than frozen or canned!

This  is just another variation of preparing a sabji with the combination of cabbage, peas and potato!!

Ingredients to serve 6-8 people

4-5 Cups Finely Chopped Cabbage
4 Medium Sized Potatoes (Peeled and chopped into cubes)
1 Cup of Fresh or Frozen Green Peas
1 Medium Sized Onion (finely chopped)
2 Cloves Peeled Garlic (finely chopped or grated)
1 Inch Piece Fresh Ginger (finely grated or chopped)
2 Medium Sized Tomatoes (finely chopped)
50-100 gms Tomato Paste
Fresh and finely chopped coriander leaves
3 Tbs Oil
1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
1 Pinch of Turmeric Powder
1-2 Tsp Garamasala Powder
1-2 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
2 Tsp Coriander Powder
1-2 Tsp Salt

Cabbage with Peas and Potato Sabji

Cabbage Peas Potato Sabji

Preparation

Microwave the chopped potatoes for about 7-8 minutes with a tablespoon of water and keep aside

Heat the oil in a large pan
Add the cumin seeds and turmeric powder
The chopped onion, ginger, and garlic are added and fried for about 2-3 minutes till the onion is soft.
Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato paste and fry for a further 3-4 minutes
The garamasala, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt should be added
Add the chopped cabbage and peas
Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 5-6 minutes
Once the cabbage and peas is cooked, fold in the cooked potatoes and stir through the sabji
It is optional to sprinkle some fresh or dry methi leaves on the sabji

Garnish it with chopped fresh coriander leaves

Note: This exotic sabji may be served with rotis or chappatis, puris or plain cooked basmati rice!!

 

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