Jun 26, 2008

Recipe of Cabbage polo with Onion topping ( Konkani Cuisine )

Cabbage polo is a very famous all time favorite dish in Konkani cuisine. It’s a healthy and wholesome polo and favorites of all age groups.

You need

Raw Rice – 2 cups

Onion finely chopped -1

Chopped Cabbage – 250 g

Grated coconut – 2 cups

Tamarind juice – ½ cup

Red chilly powder – 1 – ½ teaspoon

Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon

Asafoetida / hing – ¼ teaspoon

Salt – to taste

Cooking oil- 1 teaspoon


Wash and soak raw rice for 5-6 hours. Grind with grated coconut, tamarind juice, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. ( if you add tamarind juice while grinding, then no need to add extra water ). Grind until the batter is fine consistency. Remove and mix with asafoetida / hing and finely chopped cabbage.

Heat Frying pan / dosa tawa. Apply little oil. Pour 1 ladleful of batter and spread it in a circle. Sprinkle chopped onions. Cover with a lid cook for 5-8 minutes on medium flame. Turn other side also. Color of cabbage polo should be in golden color with golden brown onions. Repeat for remaining batter. Instead of cabbage you can add Drumstick leaves also. Cabbage is rich in fibre and drumstick contains iron.

Alternately try with grated cheese topping instead of onions. It’ll have different taste.

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