Spiced Cabbage Rice Recipe

Quickly tossed crunch cabbage with rice which can be had as a one pot meal by itself.

Archana Doshi
Spiced Cabbage Rice Recipe
4517 ratings.

Spiced Cabbage Rice Recipe is a healthy recipe of mixed rice that is made with sautéed cabbage and flavoured with curry leaves and coriander. Cabbage is one for those few vegetables that give nutty flavour and subtle sweetness to the rice making it delicious. The cabbage rice can also be combined along with soy granules or paneer to give it an extra texture to your tossed rice. The chopped onions, ginger, curry leaves, a hint of garlic and loads of chopped coriander leaves makes it delectable for a lunch box as well.

Serve Spiced Cabbage Rice Recipe With Soy Granules along with Vegetable Raita for lunch or dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rice recipes such as

  1. Lemon Rice Recipe
  2. Pudina Rice Recipe
  3. Spinach Rice Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

60 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Cooked rice
  • 2 cups Cabbage (Patta Gobi/ Muttaikose) , finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup Soy granules , soaked in water until soft or paneer (Optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 Bay leaves (tej patta)
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1 Mace (Javitri)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • 1 clove Garlic , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 4 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • Oil , required for cooking
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Spiced Cabbage Rice Recipe

  1. Heat a teaspoon of in a heavy bottomed pan on medium heat; add cumin seeds, bay leaf, cinnamon stick and maze, let the aroma fill your kitchen for few seconds. 

  2. Now add the onions, green chillies, ginger and garlic and sauté until onion is tender and golden.

  3. In the mean while, pressure cook the rice with water in a pressure cooker and keep it aside. 

  4. Add cabbage and soy granules (optional) and sauté with the pan covered until the cabbage is soft, tender and cooked. You will find the cabbage has a nutty smell to it. At this point add all the spice powders and give it a toss well. 

  5. Stir in the cooked rice, chopped coriander leaves, salt and ghee and simmer for a couple of more minutes to get the flavours into the rice.

  6. Serve the Cabbage Rice with Soy Granules along with a Vegetable Raita of your choice for your lunch and dinner.