Red Cabbage Sabzi 

Red Cabbage Sabzi 

Perfect lighter dinner for summery days! I like the texture and flavour of red cabbage but you can alternate with white cabbage too!


  • 200 grams shredded red cabbage
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1/2 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 5 black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Handful chopped coriander to garnish


  1. In a kadai/large saucepan, heat the oil on medium heat.
  2. Add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds and black peppercorns and after 2 minutes, add the onions and green chilli.
  3. Let this cook for around 6 minutes, and then add the garlic and ginger.
  4. After 2 minutes, add the red cabbage and mix well.
  5. Now add the chopped tomatoes and spices and stir everything together really well.
  6. Let this cook for around 8 minutes, ensuring you stir regularly.
  7. Once ready, add the chopped coriander and eat with rotis or rice.



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  1. July 22, 2016 / 8:49 am

    Wow so many different spices in this recipe. I bet it is very fragrant and lovely.

    • July 24, 2016 / 7:17 am

      Thanks lovely hope you’ve had an amazing weekend so far xx