Cabbage Upperi ( Cabbage Vegetable)
300gms - Finely Grated Cabbage.
1tsp - Mustard Seeds (Rai).
1tsp - Urad dal. ( Black Lentil which is split)
3 - Green Chillies. You can slit them or keep them whole.
1\2tsp - Turmeric Powder.
2 tbs - Cooking oil
Salt to taste
Heat the oil in a pan, splutter the mustard seeds, then add the urad dal; let it brown slightly. Now add the green chillies and fry them slightly. Add the Cabbage, salt and turmeric powder and stir well to mix all th ingredients. Cook on high flame for 3-5 minutes uncovered. Remove the dish before the water starts coming out of the Cabbage. The Cabbage should be firm not soggy. Because it is finally grated the cooking time is short.
Variation of this called Cabbage Thoran. Fry Onions after the Urad dal is browned and add 100 gms of gratedcoconut with the cabbage.The rest of the cooking is the same.
This can also be eaten with Chappati.