|2½ tablespoon||Mustard oil|
|¾ pounds||Potatoes, cubed|
|½ teaspoon||Cumin seeds|
|6 cups||Cabbage, finely shredded|
|1 teaspoon||Green chile, chopped|
|½ cup||Green peas, cooked|
|½ teaspoon||Garam masala|
Heat 2 tb oil in a Dutch oven. Add potatoes & saute until they are medium brown, 10 minutes or so. Stir often. Using a slotted spoon, remove from the oil & set aside.
Add the remaining oil. Add cumin seeds & fry for a few seconds. Add cabbage, chile & water. Lower heat & cook, uncovered, until the cabbage is limp, 8 minutes, stirring often. Stir in the salt, turmeric, sugar, cayenne, another 2 tb water & the potatoes.
Cover & simmer until the potatoes are tender. Then, add the peas & cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in the garam masala & let it stand, covered, for a few minutes. Sprinkle with ghee if desired & serve.
Bharti Kirchner, "The Healthy Cuisine of India: Recipes from the Bengal Region"
* CROSSPOSTED Submitted By INTERCOOK On 11-13-95
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