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Cabbage Chickpeas Kootu – Cook it in a Jiffy !

This is a simple kootu recipe. I go for this when I feel bored to prepare an elaborate dish for main course. Dal and bhaji together makes the dish wholesome and nutritious!

Cabbage Chickpeas Kootu
Cabbage Chickpeas Kootu

Cabbage : 500 gms (Shredded into small pieces)
Chickpeas: 200 gms
Coconut (grated): 1/2 cup
Red chilies: 4-5
Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
Coriander seeds: 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves: few
Mustard seeds: 1/4 tsp
Salt: to taste
Cooking oil: 1 tsp

Preparation Method:

  • Wash and clean cabbage.
  • Add salt and turmeric and cook the same.
  • Cook chickpeas and keep it aside.
  • Grind coconut, cumin seeds and red chilies by adding little water.
  • Heat oil and do seasoning with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Add cooked cabbage and the coconut masala.
  • Keep stirring.
  • Add cooked chickpeas.
  • Add salt if required.
  • Cook the kootu till it thickens.


If the kootu is too watery, then mix little water with 2 tsps of rice flour and add it to the kootu to get the thick consistency.

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29 replies on “Cabbage Chickpeas Kootu – Cook it in a Jiffy !”

My mom used to make the same Kootu but substituted coconut with (soaked and ground) khasa-khasa/ Poppy seeds! 🙂

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