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Dal and Rice With Spicy Fried Cabbage Recipe

October 7th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 6-8tablespoonsoil, divided(I use grapeseed oil)
  2. 10clovesgarlic, minced
  3. 1onion, chopped
  4. 4tablespoonsgaram masala
  5. 1/2tablespooncurry powder
  6. 1tablespoonturmeric
  7. 2teaspoonsginger powder
  8. 1/4teaspooncinnamon
  9. 1/4teaspoonground cloves
  10. 1carrot, peeled and diced
  11. 1 (14 1/2 ounce)candiced tomatoes
  12. 1 (14 1/2 ounce)canchicken broth
  13. 3/4lbmasoor dal, cleaned and washed(red split lentils)
  14. 1cupwhite rice
  15. 1/2cupwater
  16. salt & fresh ground pepper
  17. 1headgreen cabbage, rinsed,core removed,and chopped
  18. 2teaspoonscumin powder
  19. 3tablespoons darkchili powder
  20. 1/4teaspoonsugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, saute garlic and onion in just enough oil to cover bottom of the pan scantily.
  2. When onion begins to turn clear, add garam masala, curry, turmeric, cinnamon, and cloves; saute a minute or two more, until well mixed.
  3. Add carrot, tomatoes, chicken broth, dal (lentils), rice, and water, and stir well.
  4. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 20-30 minutes, until dal and rice are soft and liquid is absorbed.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Just before serving, heat enough oil to cover bottom of pan in a wok or large frying pan until very hot.
  7. When oil is very hot, fry cumin and chili powder for a few seconds, then add cabbage and sugar, and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes, until wilted.
  8. Serve dal and rice mounded on a plate with fried cabbage on top.

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