Every weekend I keep hearing from my friends – the ones who still don’t have kids yet, about the exciting things they do. The pubs, the dances, the parties …. Somewhere I too feel bound to be out doing something helluva interesting and fun. Alas! I feel I’m always at a loss to quite know what it is.
I can’t find enough kid friendly things to do – probably which look as good as the pictures people post on Facebook.
And whatever interesting I do, I can never share the picture. Somehow I can never have her pose…and the moment I leave to click, she behaves like a cabbage. Running around in mysterious a circle.
Tai hobe tahle (Cabbage it is.)
The cabbage behavior is unruly. The cooked vegetable is not. It’s timid, mild and extremely yum and healthy.
Ingredients½ of a whole big cabbage (makes around 21/2 cups shredded cabbage)
½ cup green peas
1 tsp ghee to top
Spices½ tsp Turmeric powder
½ tsp cumin seeds
½ tsp Cumin powder
1” ginger julienned
1tsp coriander powder
2 green chillies (optional)
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp garam masala
Salt to taste
MethodHeat oil in a pan, now add cumin seeds, hear it splutter. Add all spices except the green chilies , cumin powder and garam masala.
Fry and now add the ginger. Brown slightly. Add the cabbage, green peas and potato. Lightly fry. Add around1/2 cup of water, cover and cook till its well done and slightly mushy.
Once done, Top it with cumin powder, garam masala and 1 tsp ghee for the divine smell.