Masoor dal cabbage curry

Main Dish
2 servings
10 min
10 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
Cabbage - 2 cups

Whole masoor dal /lentils - 1/4 cup

Tomato - 1

Onion - 1

Green chillies - 5

Garlic - 2 cloves

Ginger - 1/4 tsp

Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp

Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp

Turmeric Powder - a pinch

Oil - 1 tbsp

Salt - As per taste


  • Add masoor dal to a vessel along with 2-3 cups of water, a pinch of salt and cook covered on medium heat for 15 minutes or until the dal gets cooked. Drain the water and keep the cooked masoor dal aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, after they splutter, add cumin seeds, fry for a few seconds and add the chopped garlic. Fry for 20 seconds.
  • Add the chopped onion, chillies, turmeric powder and cabbage to it, mix well, add salt and cook covered for 5-8 minutes. Sprinkle a little water, if needed.
  • Stir in between, add the chopped tomatoes, cooked masoor dal and mix well. Cover the lid and let the tomatoes cook, will take around 5-8 minutes.
  • Adjust the salt, add the chopped ginger, mix well and cook covered for 4 more minutes.
  • Enjoy the masoor dal cabbage with steamed rice or rotis.


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