Cabbage Foogath

Cabbage Foogath

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Cabbage foogath is a dry Goan sabzi made with cabbage and few spices. Foogath or fugad in goan language translates to dry vegetable sabzi cooked in curry leaves and coconut. It is style of cooking vegetables quickly by tempering it.

It is simple yet very delicious and the most basic and minimal ingredients are used in preparing foogath. Goan style cabbage foogath is mainly made with cabbage, green peas, grated coconut and coconut oil.

We have prepared cabbage foogath which is mildly spicy, subtly sweet and crunchy. You can have cabbage foogath as a side dish along a meal or serve it as a main course sabzi along with roti, chapatti or phulka and dal. Traditionally, Goans serve it along rice and their famous fish curry. Also, if you wish to you can add a little turmeric powder to give Goan style cabbage foogath a beautiful tint of yellow and make it even eye appealing.

See why this is a healthy cabbage with coconut sabzi? The high fiber content 13.6 gm (45.3% of RDA ) of coocnut along with high lauric acid content of coconut improves cholesterol levels in the body. Cabbage rich in antioxidants in turn lowers the risk of infection and inflammation of the body due to eating processed foods.

Enjoy cabbage foogath recipe | Goan style cabbage foogath | healthy cabbage with coconut sabzi | with detailed step by step recipe photos below.

Cabbage Foogath recipe - How to make Cabbage Foogath

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients


For Cabbage Foogath
3/4 cup shredded cabbage
1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil or any other refined oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
4 to 5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
2 green chillies , slit
1/2 cup boiled green peas
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
salt to taste
1/4 cup freshly grated coconut

Method
For cabbage foogath

    For cabbage foogath
  1. To make cabbage foogath, heat the oil in a kadhai or a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the cabbage, green peas, ginger and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring once or twice in between.
  4. Add the coconut, mix gently and cook on a slow flame, while stirring continuously for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Serve the cabbage foogathhot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy129 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates5.8 g
Fiber3.8 g
Fat10.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium7.2 mg
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Method for cabbage foogath

  1. To prepare quick and easy Cabbage Foogath, heat the oil in a kadhai.  We have used coconut oil to enhance the aroma and taste of cabbage foogath. See why we like coocnut oil. Coconut oil is a medium chain triglycerides (MCT’s).  Unlike other fats, they go directly from the gut to the liver. From here, they are then used as a source of energy or converted into ketones. As the calories in MCT’s are used straight away, they are less likely to be stored as fats in the body. MCT's have shown to improve your brain and memory function, they also give a boost to your energy levels and improve your endurance.
  2. Once the oil is hot, add the mustard seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal.
  4. Add curry leaves.
  5. Add green chillies.
  6. Stir well and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds or until it releases all its flavour into the oil. Do stir continuously to prevent the tempering from burning.
  7. Add the cabbage. See why cabbage is good for you.  Cabbage is low in caloriesrelieves constipation, good for diabetics.
  8. Add green peas.
  9. Add ginger.
  10. Add salt and mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes, while stirring once or twice in between. Do not overcook, we want the cabbage and peas to have their crunchy texture intact.
  11. Add the coconut to enhance the flavor of cabbage foogath recipe |  Goan style cabbage foogath | healthy cabbage with coconut sabzi | See why coconut is good for you. The high fibre content 13.6 gm (45.3% of RDA) of coconut along with high lauric acid content of coconut improves cholesterol levels in the body. Improving the action of insulin secretion and lowering the raised blood sugar levels is yet another benefit of coconut for Diabetics
  12. Mix cabbage foogath |  Goan style cabbage foogath | healthy cabbage with coconut sabzi |  gently and cook on a slow flame, while stirring continuously for another 4 to 5 minutes.
  13. Serve cabbage foogath |  Goan style cabbage stir fry | healthy cabbage with coconut sabzi |  hot. It is usually served as a side dish along with our regular meal. 

Reviews

Cabbage Foogath
 on 27 Aug 20 03:26 PM
5

Can I skip URAD dal or replace URAD dal with something else ?
Tarla Dalal
29 Sep 20 09:14 AM
   Urad dal has been added to give an authentic South Indian cuisine mouthfeel and flavour. If you wish you can avoid it. Alternatively replace it with cumin seeds.
Cabbage Foogath
 on 28 Feb 20 10:03 AM
5

Tarla Dalal
29 Feb 20 12:12 PM
   Umesh, we are delighted you liked the recipe. Your feedback will help lots of cooking enthusiast try the recipe. Thanks.
Cabbage Foogath
 on 07 Sep 18 07:18 AM
5

Made this with diced fresh green beans (in season now). Added pieces of green chili. Yummy!
Tarla Dalal
07 Sep 18 09:03 AM
   Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
Cabbage Foogath
 on 01 Feb 18 06:10 AM
5

Hi Madam, I''m from Mumbai. Is the asetofeda or hing required for tempering or not? Thank you, Kirti.
Tarla Dalal
01 Feb 18 08:52 AM
   Hi, If you wish you can add at step 2...
Cabbage Foogath
 on 20 Jul 16 10:52 AM
5

Love this recipe.
Cabbage Foogath
 on 12 Apr 13 09:44 PM
5

Coconut oil, urad dal and grated coconut are the heart of this recipe. Very simple and tasty dry subzi.
Cabbage Foogath
 on 05 Dec 12 12:39 PM
5