From New Vegetarian Cooking, by Rose Elliot


    • 1 onion, sliced
    • 1 TB canola oil
    • 1 tsp. Mustard seeds
    • ½ tsp. Turmeric
    • ½ cinnamon stick, broken
    • 12 curry leaves or ½ tsp. Curry powder
    • 1 c. shredded cabbage
    • 3 TB unsweetened shredded coconut
    • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the onion in the oil in a covered pan for about 7 minutes, until it is almost tender.
  2. Add the mustard seeds, turmeric, cinnamon stick, and curry leaves or powder. Stir for a few seconds, until they smell fragrant, then add the cabbage and coconut.
  3. Stir well, then cover, and leae to cook gently for about 10 minutes, or until the cabbage is tender. Season with salt and pepper and serve.


Serves 2-4

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