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purple cabbage rice
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3.10 from 11 votes

Purple Cabbage Rice Recipe , Red Cabbage Pulav

Purple cabbage and pea rice - A healthy,delicious and easy to make purple cabbage and pea pilaf
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course, Rice preparation, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 person


  • 1 cup Rice/chawal long grain
  • 2 Tomato / Tamatar chopped
  • 3 Green chili/hari mirch chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger / Adrak chopped
  • 350 gms Purple Cabbage finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp Cooking oil or ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1.5 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 3 tbsp Yogurt / Dahi
  • 1.5 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas / Hari Matar frozen or boiled
  • 2 Cloves / Lavang
  • 4 Green Cardamom / Hari Elaichi


  • Wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes.
  • Grind together tomato, green chili and ginger and make a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and when it start to crackle add cloves and cardamom.
  • Add the finely shredded cabbage and saute for 2 minutes on medium heat.
  • Now add the tomato puree and the spices and saute till oil start to separate.
  • Add yogurt and the soaked rice in the pan and stir gently to mix.
  • Add salt and 2 cup water and cook till it start to boil.
  • lower the flame and cover with a lid and cook till half done.
  • Now add the lemon juice and boiled or frozen peas and gently mix.
  • Cover the pan and cook till done.
  • Switch off the flame and wait for 2-3 minutes and then fluff with a fork.
  • serve hot with yogurt,pickle and salad .