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Cabbage and Capsicum Kachumber- Tribute to the 1st Indian Master Chef Trala Dalal

Tarla Dalal's contribution to Indian cuisine is immense - an entrepreneur, celebrity cookbook author, TV Show host, restaurant consultant, food magazine editor, range of food products & much more More importantly she will also be remembered for bringing a social revolution by empowering women through cooking. We lost this great soul on 6th November 2013 .We friends for our Potluck Party Cyber Style thought to give a tribute to the 1 st Indian Master Chef Tarala Dalalji. Here is a delicious recipe from her galore of her creation….Cabbage and Capsicum Kachumber. I cook this recipe in my kitchen today as a tribute to this great culinary genius.It’s delicious light and healthy salad like dish. I think you all will love it.

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Serves  4

Ingredients :
2 cups shredded cabbage
1/2 cup sliced capsicum
2 green chillies
1 tsp oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/8 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/8 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds powder
2 tsp lemon juice 
Methods of Cooking Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, turmeric powder, green chillies and sauté for a minute. Add the shredded cabbage, sliced capsicum and salt, mix well and cook on medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the coriander seeds powder and lemon juice, mix well and cook on slow flame for more 2 minutes, while stirring once in between. Serve immediately and enjoy cabbage and capsicum kachumber.

Linking this  to the tribute page on my friend Jagruti 's blog Jagruti's Cooking Odyssey.

Happy Cooking!


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