Cabbage Pakoda/Fritters are a lip smacking favorite rainy day snack in India.Having them with a cup of hot steaming coffee is a perfect evening snack on a rainy day.This deep fried cabbage fritter is also a party favorite.
Cabbage stir -fry/ Poriyal, is a steamed, sautéed and mildly spiced common side dish that accompanies any South Indian meal. It is best served al -dente with a bit of crunch to it. A quick and easy vegan recipe to prepare, delicious in taste and healthy too.
Cabbage is part of the Brassica family, and is closely related to vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower. It is high in vitamins (especially Vitamins C and K) and vitamin B6, which is crucial for keeping our immune system up and running. Cabbage is an excellent source of many essential minerals like manganese. Cabbage is also rich in antioxidants and is a great body cleanser ( think spring detox ! )
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Tamarind Poha : A sweet and tangy simple breakfast dish made in the coastal regions of South India, specially in the temple town of Udupi in the state of Karnataka. Sri Krishna, the ruling deity of the temple town is believed to be fond of everything Poha/flattened rice. An easy kid friendly evening snack, a family favorite dish that can be made with many vegetables specially potatoes.It is gluten free and a great choice when it comes to menu planning for weight loss .
“Kootu” is the traditional South Indian thick stew made with an amalgamation of varied vegetables in a spicy savory aromatic base made of lentils, coconut and black pepper or chilies. This recipe is a twist in using Bok Choy ( Pak Choi) a traditional Asian ingredient, a leafy green from the cabbage family in South Indian cooking.Bok Choy is often served with Asian flavors of lemon grass, soy sauce , miso or galangal.