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Badhakopir Torkari (Stir-fried Cabbage)

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One of the most popular vegetarian dishes in Eastern India.It is cooked in Bengali style.The basic process is mentioned here but it can be made more spicy and tasty.

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized Cabbage (Bandha Kopi)
  • 2 or 3 Potatoes
  • ½ cup Green Peas
  • 1 pc Tomato (big)
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 2 tablespoons of Ginger Paste
  • 3 tablespoons of Oil : Mustard (preferred)/Sunflower oil
  • Spices:
  • Cummin Whole(Jeera): 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon (Darchini): 1/4 of a stick
  • Cardamom (Elaichi): 2-3 small one
  • Clove (Labongo/laung): 3-4
  • Garam Masala: ½ teaspoon
  • Cumin powder (Jeera): 1 table-spoon
  • Turmeric powder (Halud/Haldi): 1 tea-spoon
  • Sugar: 1 tea-spoon
  • Water
  • Salt to Taste

Details

servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Budget Friendly

Preparation

Step 1

Chop the cabbage as fine as possible and keep it aside.Also dice the potatoes in small pieces.

Step 2

Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the potatoes separately and keep them aside.

Step 3

Then, heat oil again and add the cummin,cardamom,clove and cinnamon to fry little bit.

Step 4

Add ginger paste, tomato to saute along with cummin powder.

Step 5

Add the green peas, potatoes and the cabbage along with turmeric powder and salt and mix well to cook by itself. Put a lid over the frying pan to cook and soften faster.

Step 6

Check after 5 minutes whether the cabbage and the potatoes have softened well otherwise then add little water.

Step 7

Cook in medium flame/medium heat and mix it around at regular intervals to avoid getting the food to stick at the bottom of the pan.

Step 8

Add the sugar and mix them well.

Step 9

Dry the whole food as much you can without getting stuck at the base. Add little garam masala powder.

Step 10

Ready to serve hot with rice or chapatti/paratha. Enjoy!!!

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