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Sambharo - Stir Fry Cabbage Salad

  Cabbage 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely into long strips
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
The other vegetables
  Raw mango 1 Small, julienned (Optional)
  Lemon 1 Tablespoon (Omit if using mango)
  Bell peppers 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), julienned
  Carrot 1 Large, julienned
  Papaya 1 Cup (16 tbs), julienned (If available) (Optional)
For the seasoning
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves 5 Medium, torn
  Green chilies 4 Small (Use as per taste)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Optional)

1. In a bowl mix cabbage and salt well. Cover it let it dehydrate for a minimum of 15 minutes and a maximum of 30 minutes.

2. After 30 minutes, squeeze out all water released from the cabbage and put it in a bowl.
3. Add all the vegetables into the bowl with the cabbage. Toss to mix well. Set aside.
4. Heat a pan with a couple of tablespoons of oil, add mustard seeds, a pinch of asafoetida (hing), turmeric powder, curry leaves and green chilies.
5. Give it a quick stir and add all the vegetables. Stir well for a few minutes.
6. Finally add a little sugar (optional).

7. Serve the sambharo (cabbage salad) with any Indian dish.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
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