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Spicy Cabbage Sambharo

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Cabbage Sambharo is a Gujarati side dish similar in look and feel to coleslaw or salad. The “dressing” is a combination of ingredients such as mustard seeds, sesame seeds and turmeric lightly toasted in oil on the stove top.
Ingredients
  Cabbage 1⁄2 Small, shredded
  Red pepper 1⁄4 Medium, julienned
  Yellow pepper 1⁄4 Medium, julienned
  Orange pepper 1⁄4 Medium, julienned
  Green pepper 1⁄4 Medium, julienned
  Carrot 1 Small
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  White sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Green chili 1 Medium, chopped finely
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl combine shredded cabbage, julienned peppers and shredded carrot.
2) Sprinkle salt and mix it into the salad thoroughly.
3) Squeeze excess water from the salad. Place it in another bowl.

MAKING
4) In a pot pour oil and heat it add the mustard seeds and allow them to sizzle after that add the sesame seeds. Cook till it turns golden brown.
5) Put turmeric powder and green chili.
6) Pour the entire contents over the salad.
7) Pour lemon juice add sugar and mix well.

Serving
8) Garnish salad with pomegranate and cilantro.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Gujarati
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Cabbage
Interest: 
Easy
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Gujarati Cabbage Salad
Looking for a spicy Indian cabbage recipe? Then this yummy Gujarati take on the traditional coleslaw called cabbage sambharo is sure to appease your ticker and tongue. Splattered with yummy spicy dressing, this dish can be relished with rotis.

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