Cabbage – Shrimp Fry

Description

A different kind of cabbage fry for people who needs non-veg smell in vegetables as well. We add maldives fish for most vegetable fries. This is my uncle’s special.

Ingredients-1
2 T Dried shrimp (kuuni raal)
Ingredients-2
2 T Gingelly oil or ghee to fry
Mustard seeds
Cumin seeds
1 no Medium size onion (finely chopped)
3 nos Green chilli (slit open) (optional)
3 nos Dry red chilli (cut into 1inch pieces)
6 nos Curry leaves
1 pinch Turmeric powder
1 pinch Chilli powder
¼ tsp Black pepper powder (optional)
Ingredients-3
1 no Cabbage (shredded)
2 T Grated coconut
Salt for taste
1 pinch Cumin seed powder

Instructions

Dry roast the dried shrimps till the smell goes away and grind it into powder. Keep it aside.

 

 

 

 

Heat oil & slightly toast mustard, and cumin seeds. Fry chopped onion till the raw smell goes away. Then saute green chillies, dry red chillies, & curry leaves.

 

 

Add shrimp powder and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add cabbage & fry in high flame for a min. Add coconut and fry till it cooks well in high flame.

 

 

Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, pepper powder & salt and sauté for a min in low flame.

 

 

Then add cumin seed powder, close the pan with a lid and cook for 2 – 3 mins in high flame. Take it off from the fire.

 

 

 

 

Notes

You can use maldive fish or dried nathali instead of shrimp.

Source

My favourite cook – Uncle Kugan

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3 comments to Cabbage – Shrimp Fry

  • Mullai

    Anchovies / Nathili is a tiny salt water fish. Its available in dry form (Karuvadu) in all chinese grocery stores. As far as I know Indian stores in US don’t sell this product. Canned Anchovies are available in most supermarket chains.

  • MB

    Hi, Where can I find dried Nathili..? Chinese store or?. Please let me know

    Thanks
    MB

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