Welcome to the world of delectable flavors and wholesome nutrition with our Cabbage Rice recipe. This dish, also known as “Cabbage Pulao,” is a delightful combination of tender cabbage and aromatic spices that come together to create a truly satisfying and tasty meal.


Cabbage Rice

  • Author: saranya
  • Prep Time: 10minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes


  • Cooked rice (preferably cold, leftover rice)
  • Cabbage
  • Oil or ghee
  • Mustard seeds
  • Cumin seeds
  • Urad dal (black gram dal)
  • Chana dal (split chickpeas)
  • Red and green chilies
  • Curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder
  • Asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt
  • Fresh coriander leaves (optional)


  1. Saute Tempering Spices: Heat oil or ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, and chana dal. Sauté until the dals turn golden and the mustard seeds splutter.
  2. Add Aromatics: Stir in chopped red and green chilies, curry leaves, and a pinch of asafoetida. Sauté for a minute until the chilies release their fragrance.
  3. Incorporate Cabbage: Add finely shredded or chopped cabbage to the pan. Sauté until the cabbage turns tender and slightly translucent.
  4. Season with Turmeric: Sprinkle turmeric powder and mix it well with the cabbage and spices.
  5. Combine with Rice: Mix in the cooked rice and ensure it is evenly coated with the cabbage and spice mixture.
  6. Season and Garnish: Season the Cabbage Rice with salt and garnish it with fresh coriander leaves for added freshness and flavor.
  7. Serve and Enjoy: Cabbage Rice is perfect as a standalone dish or pairs wonderfully with yogurt, raita, or pickle. Serve it hot or at room temperature.

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