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“‘Patta Gobhi’ stands for Cabbage and ‘Mattar’ stands for ‘Green Peas’. Indians enjoy this nutritious vegetable as a side dish and also as a sandwich or burrito filling or may be a salad!”
1hr 10mins
1 plate

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1) Cut Cabbage length wise in to thin strips and discard the inner hard part and white stems as shown in the video. Rinse with fresh water and set aside to drain.
  2. 2) In a pan, heat oil; add cumin seeds, turmeric powder and asafetida. Once they start splattering, add the green peas and cabbage.
  3. 3) Add coriander powder, garam masala and red chili powder. Mix to combine and let this cook for fifteen minutes on medium low heat. Stir regularly.
  4. 4) Taste the cabbage to see of its fully cooked. It should be slightly crunchy.
  5. 5) When cabbage is soft and translucent, add salt along with a tbsp of water. Mix to combine and cook for a four minutes. Water will help lift all the flavors stuck at the bottom of the pan.
  6. 6) Taste again to check the level of salt.
  7. Tips:
  8. 1) Using frozen peas is important to avoid extra moisture. Thawing them under hot water will result in a runny dish.
  9. 2) Using extra virgin olive oil will overpower the authentic flavor of this dish.
  10. 3) You can also add diced potatoes to this.
  11. 4) Serves as great burrito or grill sandwich filling.
  12. 5) Wonderful as a salad too!

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