How to cook kerala cabbage fry

Kerala cabbage fry is famous recipe in kerala. It is prepared by adding grated coconut which is special ingredient in this recipe. It is hot and delicious recipe easy to prepare at home. Let us see how to make this fry.


  • Chopped cabbage- 2 cups
  • Chopped onions- ½ cup
  • Green chillies long halves- 3
  • Chopped carrot- ½ cup
  • Turmeric powder- pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated coconut – ½ cup
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Water as required
  • Chopped coriander leaves- ½ cup

For tempering:

  • Mustard seeds- ¼ spoon
  • Urad dhal – ½ spoon
  • Chaana dhal – ½ spoon
  • Oil
  • Curry leaves- 1 spring
  • Cumin seeds- ¼ spoon


Step 1: Boil chopped cabbage and carrot in water for 20min at low flame.

Step 2: For tempering, heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, urad dhal, chaana dhal, curry leaves and cumin seeds fry them.

Step 3: Add chopped onions and green chillies and fry them till they turn into brown color.

Step 4: Add garlic pods and salt to the mixture and mix it well.

Step 5: Now add boiled cabbage and carrot and stir it well. Cook it for 5min.

Step 6: Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and mix it well.

Step 7: Add grated coconut to the mixture and leave it for 5min at low flame.

Step 8: Off the flame, serve fry in a plate and sprinkle chopped coriander leaves.

Enjoy the taste of kerala cabbage fry with rice!!!