Saturday, January 9, 2016

Cabbage Bassaru n Cabbage Bas Palya

Cabbage Bassaru n Cabbage Bas Palya 

  • Cabbage ..1 medium 
  • Thur dhal.. 1/2 cup 

Wash the cabbage n chop them .

Wash the thur dhal.

Add washed thur dhal in a vessel n cook it till half cooked , then add the chopped cabbage n cook ... the thur dhal should be cooked n soft  but not mushy as the whole soft thur dhal is to be retained . 

Drain it n keep aside the drained water which is used to prepare the saaru , along with 3 tsp of the cooked stuff to grind . 

Keep aside the dry cooked stuffs which is for palya. 

To grind to a paste to prepare Bassaru 

  • Oil..2 tsp 
  • Onion ..1 ( chopped ) 
  • Garlic flakes..4 ( crushed ) 
  • Cumin seeds..1/2 tsp
  • Coriander seeds..2 tsp 
  • Green chilles ..2 or according to the spice
  • Grated coconut.. 1 tblsp 
  • Tamarind ..Tamarind seed size 
  • Turmeric powder..1/2 tsp 
  • Cooked cabbage n cooked dhal..3 tsp 
  • Salt to taste 


  • Oil..1 tsp
  • Mustard seed..1/2 tsp 
  • Curry leaves.. 1 sprig
  • Dry red chilly..1 
  • Hing/Asafoetida..1 pinch 

In a kadai , add oil n roast, onion, garlic flakes, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, green chilles, grated coconut , tamarind . cool n grind it along with 3 tsp of cooked stuffs n turmeric powder . 

Add the drained water in a vessel, salt n ground paste n boil well , then give the seasoning 

For Palya 

  • Oil .. 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds..1/2 tsp
  • Urid dhal..1 tsp
  • Chana dhal..1 tsp
  • Dry red chilly..4 
  • Curry leaves..1 sprig
  • Salt to taste 


  • Grated coconut..1 tblsp 

In a kadai add oil , splutter mustard seed, add urid n chana dhal n fry for a while .Add curry leaves, torn dry red chilly , cooked thur n cabbage , salt n mix well . 

Then do the garnishing . 

Serve with rice topped with melted ghee .