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cabbage curry or patta gobhi recipe
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cabbage curry recipe, patta gobhi recipe

A basic veg curry made by using cabbage/patta gobhi.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Curries
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 1/2 kg cabbage/patta gobhi
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 green chillies slit vertically
  • 1 medium size onion finely sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder/haldi
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 to matoes finely sliced/chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 bunch methi leaves/fenugreek leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves


Wash the cabbage:

  • Firstly shred the cabbage or cut into thin strips.
  • Wash the cabbage well under running water.
  • Strain all the water from the shredded cabbage if there is any water content.
  • Make sure the cabbage is free from water content.

Cooking the cabbage:

  • Take a pressure cooker.
  • Add oil and heat it.
  • Add green chillies, sliced onions and cook until the onions turn soft.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste.
  • Mix well and cook the masala for few minutes on low flame until oil leaves the masala.
  • Add the shredded cabbage, mix well.
  • Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes on low flame.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, mix and cook the curry for about 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Add very little water, mix well.
  • Cover the lid of the pressure cooker.
  • Pressure cook the curry for about 3 whistles on medium flame.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Reduce the steam.
  • Remove the lid.
  • Add methi leaves and coriander leaves.
  • Switch on the flame.
  • Mix and cook for 3-4 minutes on low flame.
  • Switch off the stove.
  • Serve hot with rice or roti.


1. Adding of methi leaves is optional. Since it is a seasonal leaf, add if it is available else skip methi.
2. If one does not prefer a pressure cooking method, then instead of pressure cooking, cook the curry until the cabbage turns soft.
3. Never cook on high flame as the curry might burn on high flame.


Calories: 280kcal
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