2nd March 2024

Cabbage Channa Dal Bhaji

Cabbage Channa Dal Bhaji

A quick to make cabbage recipe, the cabbage channa dal bhaji should be served hot with hot chappatis or as a side dish with rice. The channa dal adds a nice texture to the vegetable.

Serves: 2 Persons

Prep. Time: 10 Mins. + 60 Mins. (soaking)

Cooking Time: 5 Mins. (active) + 35 Mins. (passive)


  • Cabbage – 1 medium (350 gms.)
  • Channa Dal [Bengal Gram] – 2 tbsp.
  • Green Chillies (slit and cut into 3 pieces) – 1 to 2
  • Ginger (finely chopped) – ½ inch
  • Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp.
  • Turmeric Powder – a very small pinch
  • Sugar – ½ tsp.
  • Oil – 1 tbsp.
  • Salt – ½ tsp.
Preparation of Cabbage Channa Dal Bhaji

Step 1:     Chop the cabbage into 1 cm strips as shown in the pictures.

Preparation of Cabbage Channa Dal Bhaji

Step 2:     Soak the channa dal in water for an hour. After one hour, boil the dal in enough water and ½ tsp. salt till soft. (about 20 minutes) Drain and keep aside.

Step 3:     Heat the oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds. Add turmeric, green chillies, ginger and sauté for a few seconds. Next add the cooked dal and sauté for a minute.

Preparation of Cabbage Channa Dal Bhaji

Step 4:     Add the cabbage, salt and sugar and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 12 to 15 minutes. Let the cabbage cook in its own steam. Sprinkle a little water if required. Stir 2 to 3 times in between.

Preparation of Cabbage Channa Dal Bhaji

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