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Curried Cabbage Recipe

Wait don’t scroll past this Curried Cabbage Recipe. It’s a delicious, simple dish that you’ll want to make again and again.
This dish is filling and will appeal to vegans, vegetarians, and meat eaters alike. We all need recipes that are both inexpensive and quick to cook to conserve energy, and this one ticks both boxes. The fact that it is cooked on the stovetop is an added bonus.
 Serving Suggestions: 
In autumn, this curried cabbage served over polenta, maize meal, mashed potatoes, or rice makes for a quick lunch or dinner. 
A great side at a BBQ 
Delicious as a sandwich filling, it is like veggie bunny chow! 

Click here for another wonderful cabbage recipe my Calvolo Nero cabbage rolls.

Curried Cabbage
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Quick, easy and delicious, this recipe is one to make and enjoy in summer as a cold side salad and in winter as a hearty stew.
Recipe type: Mains
Cuisine: South African
Servings: 3
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • ½ green pepper, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • ¼ head cabbage, finely shredded
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 125ml water
  • 1 clove of garlic chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Serve over
  • Maize meal, mashed potato, polenta or rice see notes
  1. In a lidded pot soften the onion in the oil until light brown.
  2. On low heat add the green pepper, garlic and spices, and cook until the spices are fragrant.
  3. Add the cabbage, stock cube, tomato paste, chopped tomatoes and water and cook for 10 minutes with the lid on. Cook for a further 10 minutes with the lid off or until the sauce is reduced and thickens. Season to taste and serve.
Serving suggestions:
Serve cold as a side salad or inside a sandwich.
In autumn, this would make a wonderful vegan bunny chow (add the mixture into a hollowed-out crusty bread roll or scoop into a hallowed white loaf of bread cut in two halves).
The cabbage can be served over rice, mash, or in baked potatoes
Enjoy cooking this economical and delicious meal, you will be very happy with the result.

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