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Kadamba Poriyal

kadamba poriyal

kadamba poriyal

‘Kadambam’ in Tamil means a mixture of various ingredients. This Kadamba Poriyal is made with Cabbage, French Beans, Carrot, and Fresh Green Peas. It is served as a side dish with sambar, rasam, or kuzhambu.

Kadamba Poriyal

Recipe by S Kamala
Recipe rating: N/A
Course: PoriyalCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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Learn how to make Kadamba Poriyal, a flavorful side dish made with a mix of vegetables like cabbage, French beans, carrot, and fresh green peas. Perfect with sambar or rasam.


  • Cabbage chopped finely – 4 cups

  • French Beans chopped – 1 cup

  • Carrot chopped – 1 cup

  • Fresh Green Peas – 1 cup

  • Green Gram Dal (Payatham Paruppu) – 1/2 cup

  • Coconut Gratings – 1/2 cup

  • Onion chopped – 1/2 cup

  • Green Chillies – 2

  • Curry Leaves – few

  • Oil – 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Urad Dal – 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida Powder – 2 pinches

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


  • Begin by soaking the Green Gram Dal in water for about 30 minutes.
  • In an Idli pot, bring water to a boil.
  • Take the steaming plate or Idli plate and start by spreading the soaked dal on it. On top of the dal, place the chopped beans, carrots, green peas, and then add the chopped cabbage.
  • Place the steaming plate in the Idli pot and steam cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • In a kadai, heat oil and once it’s hot, add mustard seeds, urad dal, and a pinch of asafoetida. Fry them for a few seconds.
  • Next, add the chopped onion, green chillies, and curry leaves. Fry them for a while until the onions turn translucent.
  • Now, add all the cooked vegetables and dal to the kadai. Add salt and stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  • Finally, add grated coconut and stir everything well once again. Remove from heat.

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