Halwai January 31, 2019


• 1 lb -finely chopped Cabbage
• 1/2 cup- toor Dhal or moong Dhal
• 1/2 tsp -mustard seeds
• 1/2 tsp -cumin seeds
• 1 Clove – Garlic
• 2 tbsp- oil
• salt


  1. Soak dhal for 1 hour. Afterwards boil it in 1.5 cups of water until very soft and keep it aside. (Do not pressure cook the dhal).
  2. Add mustard, cumin seeds and garlic paste to oil and let this splutter.
  3. Add finely chopped cabbage and mix it well.
  4. Close the vessel and allow it boil for 6 to 8 minutes on a medium flame and keep stirring occasionally.
  5. When cabbage turns soft, add dhal, salt and mix well.
  6. Add some more water and allow it to boil for another 7 to 8 minutes with the vessel closed. This goes very well with chapati.

Recipe courtesy of Surabhi