Spicy Cabbage 


Spicy cabbage 
Cabbage, which is not the most exciting vegetable can be turned into an amazing, tasty dish with this recipe! So quick and a delight to the palate. It is good for you too! 


  • 2 tablespoons mustard oil
  • 1 Teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin seeds
  • One green chilli 
  • One red onion diced
  • One small tomato pureed
  • A handful of curry leaves
  • One small white cabbage cut into thin, short strips
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 50ml water
  • Handful of coriander


1. Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

2. When they start to sizzle add the onions and curry leaves and green chillies. Cook for around 5 minutes.

3. Add 50ml of water, add the cabbage, give everything a good swirl and put the lid on the pan for around 5 minutes.

4. Now add the ground spices, tomato puree and place the lid back on for 3 minutes.

5. Mix everything up and put the lid back on for a further 10 minutes.

6. If you peek at it the cabbage should have turned a lovely yellow/golden colour.

7. Take the pan off heat and garnish with some coriander.

8. Enjoy 🙂


About Binny

Hi, I'm Binny - a writer, dreamer and serial wanderluster with a love for Wildlife Conservation. I am originally from Kenya but I now live in London. 'Karibu' to Binny's Food and Travel! I regularly share my experiences eating out, cooking and travelling, both in the UK and globally, as well as educate on the plight of Wildlife. I am an ambassador for World Animal Protection and regularly support the work of The Born Free Foundation, Four Paws and Dreams Come True Charity. I love packing my bags and going off on adventures as one of the best things about travelling is the ability to just get lost in it. To set aside the maps and itineraries and just see where the road takes you, learning and evolving and living in the moment along the way. It's my goal to get swept off my feet as often as possible!

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