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Purple cabbage sabzi | How to make cabbage sabji

Purple cabbage sabzi is a simple and tasty side dish for roti made with purple cabbage and green peas, stir-fried in onion tomato based sabzi.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Sabzi, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 120 kcal



  • 3 cups purple cabbage shredded
  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 cup green peas fresh or frozen
  • ¾ tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • Few tbsp water



  • Grate the purple cabbage into long strands. You can also chop the cabbage.
  • Chop onion and tomato.


  • Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds.
  • Let the mustard splutter and add chopped onion.
  • Saute the onion for few minutes until they become transparent.
  • Add tomato and required salt for the cabbage. Cook the tomatoes till they are soft.
  • Next, add green peas and mix well, cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the cabbage now and mix with the masala.
  • Put chilli powder and roasted cumin powder.
  • Next add some garam masala powder.
  • Now sprinkle a few tablespoons of water, cover with a lid and cook the cabbage and peas for five minutes.
  • When water is absorbed fully, the cabbage will be dry and cooked well.
  • Switch off and serve with rice or roti.



1) You can use green cabbage in place of the purple cabbage to make the cabbage peas subzi.
2) If you are using fresh green peas, make sure the peas is cooked well before adding the cabbage.


Calories: 120kcal
Keyword Cabbage peas curry, Cabbage recipes, Cabbage sabji, How to cook purple cabbage, How to make muttakose pattani curry, Purple cabbage sabzi
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