Cabbage Thoran



  • 1/2 1/2 Kilogram Cabbage
  • 1 Onion - medium size (you may use small onions too for more taste)
  • 1 1 Cup Coconut (ground)
  • 3 3 Pieces Green chilli
  • 1 1 Teaspoon Mustard seed
  • 1 1 Teaspoon Urud Dal
  • 1 1 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric one pinch
  • Curry leaves few
  • Salt (To taste)
  • 2-3 nos Dry Red Chillies (vattal mulaku)


  1. Chop cabbage in to very fine small pieces .

    Grind coconut, turmeric, onion, green chilli together to a coarse paste (dry).

  2. Mix Cabbage, ground masala, turmeric and salt together. Keep it aside. ( Mixing with hand for best results)

  3. Add one table spoon of oil into a frying pan and add mustard.
    When the mustard pops add urud dal, dry red chillies and curry leaves .
    Now add cabbage - coconut mixture to it and mix well.

  4. Cover and cook for 5 mintues in low flame.

    Remove the lid and mix well to serve hot.

    Tip :- you may also add 1/2 teaspoon of grated ginger along with green chili to give a different taste.