Cabbage, Potato and Onion subzi Recipe

This Cabbage, Potato and Onion Subzi is a family favourite. Tastes absolutely divine served with Rotis or Chapatis just off the flame. This is a preparation that I learnt from my friend Meena Damania and fond memories of preparing it in the early days of my marriage are associated with it.

Ingredients :

400 gms cabbage chopped
2 large potatoes sliced
2 large onions sliced
2 large tomatoes chopped
2 tbsps coriander powder
1 tsp jeera powder
2 tsps chilly powder
A pinch of turmeric
1 tsp sugar
Coriander leaves

For the seasoning
2 tbsps ghee/ clarified butter
2 tbsps refined oil
1 tbsp jeera/ cumin seeds


Heat the ghee and oil mixture in a pan . Add the jeera. After it splutters add the sliced onions and potatoes together and roast with a little salt till transparent. Add the coriander, jeera, chilly and haldi powder. Toss well. Add the cabbage and a small glass of water and allow to cook. When cabbage is half done add the chopped tomatoes and sugar and cook till done. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Note: addition of ghee in the seasoning adds to the taste so please don’t skip it.

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