Cabbage and Prawns Stir-fry



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



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!

  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