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Cabbage Green peas pepper kootu

Cabbage green peas pepper kootu is a South Indian dish that combines cabbage, green peas, and pepper in a coconut-based gravy. It is typically served as a side dish with rice or roti. Serve cabbage green peas pepper kootu hot with rice or roti. Enjoy the delicious and healthy cabbage green peas pepper kootu!

Cabbage Green peas pepper kootu

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Recipe by S Kamala Course: KootuCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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Experience the delightful and nutritious flavors of South India with cabbage green peas pepper kootu. This coconut-based dish pairs perfectly with rice or roti. Enjoy it hot for a satisfying meal.


  • Cabbage chopped finely – 1 medium bowl

  • Green peas – 1/2 cup

  • Tamarind juice – 2 to 3 tablespoon

  • Green Gram Dhal – 1/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder – a pinch

  • For Grinding:
  • Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoon

  • Coriander Seeds – 1 tablespoon

  • Red Chillies – 2

  • Pepper – 1 teaspoon

  • For seasoning:
  • Onion – 1

  • Green Chillies – 2

  • Curry Leaves – few

  • Oil – 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


  • Cook green gram dhal along with turmeric powder in a pot over medium flame until it’s soft.
  • Chop onion finely, and slit green chillies lengthwise.
  • In a teaspoon of oil, fry red chillies, coriander seeds, pepper and coconut gratings until fragrant, then grind to a fine paste.
  • In a separate pan, heat oil over a medium flame and add mustard seeds.
  • When they start to pop, add chopped onion, slit green chillies and curry leaves and fry until the onion turns translucent.
  • Add green peas and fry for a few minutes, then add cabbage pieces and mix well.
  • Add the ground paste, salt, and a splash of water, stirring to combine.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and cook on low heat until the cabbage is cooked through.
  • Add tamarind juice and cooked dhal, stirring to combine.
  • Allow everything to simmer for a few more minutes before removing from the heat.

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