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Weekly Menu Planning and Spicy Cabbage Rice

A spicy cabbage rice which is a regular in my house and a perfect quick meal option! 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian


  • 1 cup rice (I use basmati anything else would work too)
  • 2 cups cabbage shredded (I like to use the mandolin to slice it thin)
  • 1 cup Peas shelled
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsps oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 5 to 6 curry leaves
  • 1 pinch hing
  • 2 tsps Chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 - 3 green chillies slit lengthwise
  • 2 tsps Sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsps lemon juice


  • Boil or steam rice and keep aside to cool.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add sesame seeds and add fry till it they start crackling.
  • Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, pinch of hing, curry leaves, chopped garlic and saute till garlic gets nice golden color.
  • Add turmeric powder, add shredded cabbage, peas, mix, sprinkle some salt, mix.
  • Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, cover and cook for 5 to 6 mts.
  • Add boiled rice, add some lemon juice, mix, cover and cook for 5 mts on low heat.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with raita


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