Cabbage Vadi (पत्तागोबी वडी)

This week had been a real hectic one with a lot of work happening both at the personal and professional front. Still my enthusiasm of making something new was not ready to fizz out. On a quick check ,the only thing i found in the fridge was a fresh Cabbage. But the cook in me shuddered at the sheer thought of making a routine sabzi with it. At last,  I made this Vadi which gave a facelift to the humble veggie and believe me it was quite a hit. So here comes the recipe :

1 medium Cabbage- (finely chopped )
1 cup besan
1 cup rice floor
Ginger-Garlic paste- 2 spoons
Cumin Seeds- 1 spoon
Turmeric Powder - 2 teaspoons
Salt & Chilly Powder to taste

  • Mix all ingredients (except oil) in a bowl .Remember not to add much water as cabbage already is rich in water content.
  • The batter should be as thick as the one we use for making idli .

  • Grease the cooker pan and pour batter into it.
  • For steaming , use the cooker by removing the whistle.
  • Steam for 15-20 minutes.
  •  Let it cool for 10 minutes then cut into diamond shaped pieces.
  • You can eat the steamed vadi without frying it as it is quite healthy. 
  • Many people prefer deep frying to make vadi's crisp but i preferred a shallow fry .

  •  Fry both sides till golden brown. 


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