Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe - Purple Cabbage Poriyal
The Cabbage that is also called as Muttaikose in tamil is power cooked with a very simple seasoning if mustard seeds, curry leaves, salt and freshly grated coconut. The purple cabbage adds in a lot of color and makes your meal plate look colorful as well.
The Purple Cabbage Poriyal/ Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe is a very traditional South Indian dry vegetable made from cabbage. The Cabbage that is also called as Muttaikose in tamil is power cooked with a very simple seasoning if mustard seeds, curry leaves, salt and freshly grated coconut.
The purple cabbage adds in a lot of color and makes your meal plate look colorful as well.
Did you know: Purple Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. It is also a very good source of manganese, dietary fiber, potassium, vitamin B1, folate and copper and lot of other vitamins and minerals. Cabbage is a very diabetic friendly food as well.
If you like this recipe, here are more Poriyal Recipes from South Indian cuisine:
- 500 grams Purple cabbage , roughly chopped or sliced thin
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 2 teaspoons White Urad Dal (Split)
- 1 sprig Curry leaves , finely chopped
- 1 Green Chilli , slit
- 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- Salt , to taste
How to make Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe - Purple Cabbage Poriyal
To begin making the Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe/ Purple Cabbage Poriyal, get the cabbage chopped or sliced and the rest of the ingredients ready.
Place the purple cabbage in pressure cooker, add 1 tablespoon of water and pressure cook for 1 whistle and turn off the heat. Release the pressure immediately, to avoid over cooking the cabbage.
Heat a teaspoon of oil a heavy-bottomed pan on medium heat. Add the mustard seeds and urad dal. Allow them to crackle. Roast the urad dal until it gets lightly browned.
Once the dal is golden brown and crisp, add the curry leaves, green chillies, purple cabbage and salt to taste.
Give the Purple Cabbage Poriyal a stir and saute for a couple of minutes and turn off the heat.
Once done, add the grated coconut, give the Purple Cabbage Poriyal a mix and check the salt and adjust to suit your taste. Add more coconut if required. Turn off the heat and serve the Muttaikose Poriyal / Purple Cabbage Poriyal warm.