Cabbage and Prawns Stir-fry

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Ingredients

Cabbage – 2 cups shredded

Prawns – 1/4 cup

Onion – 1 small sliced

Garlic – 1 chopped

Bird’s eye chillies -3

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds – a pinch

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Water – 1/4 cup

Salt – to taste

Oil – 1 tbsp

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Method

Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds.  Add onions, garlic, chillies and curry leaves.  Stir for a minute and add the turmeric powder.  Stir and add the prawns, salt and water.  Cook for a minute and add the shredded cabbage.  Mix well and cook covered till done on a low flame.  Stir occasionally.  Open the lid and stir-fry till the excess water dries up.  It is a very good side dish and can be served with rice or chapathis!

9 Comments
  1. Ilove cabbage made liks this especialy with prawns, back at home they were tiny prawnws which mom added .
    Yummy yumm.

  2. I make cabbage thoran this way and I love the mixing in of prawns here..LOVE the recipe.. 🙂 somebody is blogging soooo regularly 😎

  3. mm..looks delicious…a great way to make my husband to eat cabbage 😀

  4. Happy, you are right, back at home my mother used to add prawns to vegetables. I think it is more common in Kochi and we both are from the same place! 😀

  5. Glad to see you Bharathy, after a long time…! 🙄

  6. SuperChef, I am sure your husband will love it! This is how I used to make my children eat vegetables when they were young!!! 😉

  7. i too posted one with dry prawns sometime back.urs looks yummy.

  8. Oh, that’s great Praju! never tried with dry prawns. Thanks!

  9. I had never mixed vegetables with prawns before,
    maybe because of living in Chennai or because I am basically from Palakkad.
    Anyway I am going to try it out soon. I was going through your recipes lissie and they look very tasty and delicious. Nice Blog

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