Happy's Cook

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Cabbage Chutney Recipe | Side dish for Idly/Dosa | Vegetable Chutney

Initially, after coming to Sydney I never tried to prepare Idli/Dosa batter thinking I will not get the perfect batter in a mixie since I don't own a grinder here. However, later I started making dosa and once when I was down with cold/fever, I was craving for Idli. So, I just gave a try to make a batch of Idli batter in a mixie. To my surprise, it was super soft. I will be posting the version of Idli/Dosa batter in Mixie soon. You can check out my Idli/Dosa batter which I posted earlier. Also, I wanted to create a collection of chutney recipes in this space for everyone to have a look.  Until I do that, check out the other chutney recipes here. Today's post is a chutney recipe to add this list and it is a healthy vegetable chutney.
Ingredients:
Cabbage(Shredded) - 1 Cup 
Onion - 1/2 Cup(chopped) 
Tomato - 1(small) 
Coconut - 1/4 Cup(grated) 
Salt - as required 
Tamarind - a small piece 
Oil - 1 tbsp 
Dry Red Chilli - 2 or 3 
Urad dal - 1 tbsp 
Channa Dal - 1 tbsp
To Temper: (Optional)
Oil - 1/2 tsp 
Mustard - 1/2 tsp 
Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
Method:
1. Shred the cabbage and chop the onion, tomato. Add oil in a pan and fry the urad dal, channa dal and dry red chillies until it is golden brown in medium flame. Remove it from the pan and allow it to cool.
2. In the remaining oil, saute the onions until it is translucent by adding a little salt. Along with this add the shredded cabbage, tamarind and chopped tomato. 
3. Once the cabbage and tomato shrinks, add the grated coconut. Saute it again for another 4 to 6 mins in medium flame. Adjust salt and switch off the flame. Allow it to cool completely.
4. Initially, powder the urad dal, channa dal and dry red chillies finely. Along with this add the cabbage mixture and grind everything by adding few drops of water.
You can temper with the items under 'To Temper' and pour it over the chutney. Serve the delicious and healthy chutney with Idli/Dosa.
Points to remember:
  • Add a small piece of ginger while roasting onions, to get a geat flavour in the chutney
  • Adjust the spiciness as per your need, mine was mild since I used only 2 chillies.
  • I skipped the tempering this time, but you can temper based on your preference.
Warm Regards,
Happy's Cook - Divya

2 comments :

  1. my favourite with idli or even with steamed rice

    ReplyDelete
  2. yummm it is ...with some spongy idlis...it would be superb

    ReplyDelete

Recipes from the Kitchen

Sakkarai Pongal
Poosanikai Halwa (white Pumpkin)/Ash Gourd Halwa
Rava Kesari
Aval Urundai with Jaggery/Poha Balls
Aval Payasam(with Jaggery)/Poha Payasam
Paal Kozhukattai(with Sugar)
Ellu Urundai/ Sesame Seed balls
Vella Kozhukattai / Modhagam (Modak)
Pasi Paruppu Payasam/ Moong Dal Payasam (Kheer)
Unniyappam/Neyyappam
Semiya Payasam/Vermicelli Kheer
Suzhiyam/Susiyan
Motichoor ladoo
Paruppu Poli/ Puran Poli
Corn Flour Halwa
Adhirasam
Carrot Halwa/Gajar Ka Halwa
Mysore Pak(Krishna Sweets style)
Gulab Jamun(with Khoya)
Paal Payasam
Maa Ladoo/Pottukadalai Urundai
Sakkarai Pongal(without milk)/Sweet pongal
Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai
Thengai Poorna Kozhukattai
Chakka Pradhaman
Sarkara Varatti(Sweet Banana Chips)
Ada Pradhaman
Chakka Varatti(Jackfruit Jam)
Rasgulla
Thirattipal(Palkova)
Rasamalai
Vattayeppam
Kalkandu Pongal
Akkaravadisal
Pazham Pori
Banana Dosa(Chef Venkatesh Bhat Recipe)
Rava Ladoo
Ellu Poorna Kozhukattai
Ragi Kozhukattai
Badam Halwa
Aval Kesari
Besan Ladoo
Peanut Butter Marshmallow Fudge
Khajoor Ka Halwa(Chef Venkatesh Bhat Recipe)
Semiya Kesari
Poha Ghee Ladoo(Aval)
Palada Pradhaman
Milk Kesari
Pachaipayaru(Green Gram) Suzhiyam
Pachaipayaru(Green Gram) Ladoo
Malai(Paneer) Ladoo
Boondi Ladoo
Bread Gulab Jamun
Tirunelveli Wheat Halwa
Coconut Burfi
Sweet Bonda(Wheat Flour Unniyappam)
Munthiri Kothu
Achu Murukku(Achhappam)
Sweet Diamond Cuts
Wheat Rava Sweet Pongal
Makkan Peda
Wheat Flour Kesari
Green Gram Poli
Paneer Kheer
Green Gram Sago Payasam
Pineapple Kesari
Vella Seedai
Jackfruit Ela Ada
Therali Kozhukattai
Jackfruit Appam
Kaju Kathli
Vettu Cake(MuttaiKose)
Ashoka Halwa
Samai Sweet pongal
Health Mix Ladoo
Mango Kesari