08 September 2014


Cabbage a diet friendly veggie with very less calories, antioxidant rich and also helps in preventing osteoporosis and aids in controlling blood pressure and lowers cholesterol. 

This is improvised dhal turned into soup... a partially vegan soup for my afternoon meal. A warm bowl of tis dhal went for lunch with phulkas for SH and a bowl full for me as a soup with couple of  wheat bread  toasts which made a filling meal. 

What you need:
Cabbage - 2 cups, chopped
Masoor dhal / Moong Dhal - 1/2 cup
Onion - 1/2 no, chopped
Tomato - 1 no, chopped
Green chillies - 2 nos
Ginger - 1 tsp
Garlic- 2 pods
Red chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Dry Red Chilli - 1 no
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Turmeric powder as reqd
Salt as reqd
Fresh Coriander - 1/4 bunch, chopped 
Lemon juice - 1 tsp

How to make:
Soak dhal for half hour, in a pressure cooker add cabbage, onions, green chillies, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, turmeric powder, salt  and cook for 3 hisses.

In a deep pan heat oil add mustard seeds and cumin seeds wen it splutters add dry red chilly, hing and saute add the cooked mixture and cook for a min and remove from heat.

Sprinkle lemon juice and fresh coriander and serve hot with any Indian Bread or have it as a soup.


  1. healthy fiber rich dal :)

  2. Yummy dal soup planning to make this for lunch here ;) congrats on your domain been ages since I came here.

  3. I could have a bowl for myself too... looks delicious...

  4. Goes well with phulka and even plain rice.I see now you have had it as a stand alone!!