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Patta Gobi (Fried Cabbage)

Patta gobi is a bright vegetarian side of cabbage fried in a light spice blend of mustard seeds, ginger and green chili.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Pakistani Cuisine


  • cup mustard oil or a neutral cooking oil
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 green chili half slit
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed ginger
  • 1 pound cabbage shredded
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  • Heat large wok for a few seconds and add oil. When oil becomes to shimmer, after a few seconds, add mustard seeds.
  • When mustard seeds begin to pop, add green chilies, crushed ginger, turmeric powder, and fry on medium heat for roughly 30 seconds.
  • Add shredded cabbage, salt and sugar. Fry on high heat for 5 minutes, coating it with the oil and spices till it begins to soften and acquire a pale yellow hue.
  • Remove from heat and serve with main of choice.
Keyword Vegan