Stir-Fried Cabbage with Red Peppers, Peanuts, and Peas

It's a simple stir-fried dish. You can flavor it, make it your own and make India sing and dance in your kitchen.
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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 head of cabbage, cored and finely chopped

2 red peppers, seeded and finely chopped (pea sized pieces)

3 teaspoons canola oil

1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds

1 teaspoon turmeric

3 dried red chiles

1 cup unsalted peanuts

1 cup frozen peas

Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Quarter the cabbage and slice as thinly as possible. Chop the peppers into small pieces.
  2. Place oil in a kadai or a skillet and add cumin seeds and red chilis and turn on the heat to medium. Add turmeric followed by peanuts. Stir to toast the spices and peanuts, about 2 minutes. Add the cabbage, stir and continue cooking 5 minutes until the cabbage has reduced in volume.
  3. Add peppers, green peas and salt and cook 5 more minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.