Monday, December 16, 2013

Cabbage Upperi/ Cabbage Thoran

  1. Cabbage - 1/4 Kg
  2. Onion - 1 small
  3. Green chilly slit - 3
  4. Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
  5. Turmeric powder - 1/2 Tsp
  6. Curry leaves - 1-2 Sprigs
  7. Mustard seeds - 1/2 Tsp
  8. Split urad daal - 1/2 Tsp
  9. Dry red chilli - 2
  10. Coconut Oil / Oil - 2 Tbsp
  • First remove 2 or three outer leaves of the cabbage and rinse under running water. 
  • Shred (julienne) the cabbage into very thin pieces.Rinse again under running water for 2 to 3 times and drain it.
  • In a bowl, add the shredded and drained cabbage, grated coconut, chopped onion, green chilly, curry leaves, turmeric powder and salt.Give it a slight mix with your hand.
  • Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add split urad daal and dry red chillies.
  • Now add the cabbage mix to it .
  • In the same bowl, add 2 Tbsp of water, mix it and pour it to the pan. Mix well and cook it closed with a lid, until done.(Water should get fully absorbed).
  • Serve with steamed rice at lunch.

Sending this to  South Indian cooking hosted by nandoo an event by Anu


  1. we also call it cabbage upperi... :) looks so good...

  2. wow...such a bright colored and flavorful thoran...we can almost feel the aroma of fresh grated coconut in this yummy dish...will pair perfectly with steamy red rice and stew,thanks so much for the inspiration :-)

    1. That was such a beautiful and lovely comment.. are truly an inspiration too..Thank you for taking time to buzz on my blog..

  3. such a tempting presentation of a simple dish. good job..

  4. lovely clicks..

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