Water Chestnuts and Purple Cabbage Stir Fry

Water Chestnuts and Purple Cabbage Stir Fry

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water chestnuts and purple cabbage stir fry is a quick and nourishing fare which can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Learn how to make healthy purple cabbage stir fry.

Amazing flavour, exciting mouth-feel, irresistible aroma – the red cabbage stir fry has it all. A unique combination of water chestnuts and cabbage is stir-fried with garlic and a sweet-spicy-tangy dressing, which gives the dish a very unique flavour and aroma.

A garnish of peanuts adds to the magic, making this easy 10 minute cabbage stir fry an undeniably awesome dish!

To make water chestnuts and purple cabbage stir fry, boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan, add the water chestnuts, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Drain well and keep aside. Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Add the water chestnuts, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the cabbage, prepared dressing, salt and pepper, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally. Serve immediately garnished with peanuts.

With 2.9 g of fibre, this healthy Indian purple cabbage stir fry is a wise choice for weight-watchers and keeping your heart healthy. The flavonoids in water chestnut are antioxidants which can also help ward off free radicals from the body and reduce oxidative stress. Red cabbage also called purple cabbage has slightly high levels of flavonoids and anthocyanins than green cabbage and has long been used as a herbal medicine. This stir-fry promotes overall health.

The use of olive oil in water chestnuts and purple cabbage stir fry further adds a health touch it. With 77% of MUFA (Mono Unsaturated Fatty Acids), it is considered as one of the heart friendly oils while making salads and stir-fries. On the other hand, garlic and honey will exhibit their antimicrobial properties too.

Tip for water chestnuts and purple cabbage stir fry. Remember that the chestnuts have to be cooked partially for a few minutes before adding to the stir-fry, otherwise they won’t cook well.

Enjoy water chestnuts and purple cabbage stir fry recipe | healthy Indian purple cabbage stir fry | red cabbage stir fry | easy 10 minute cabbage stir fry | with recipe below.

Water Chestnuts and Purple Cabbage Stir Fry recipe - How to make Water Chestnuts and Purple Cabbage Stir Fry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Water Chestnuts and Purple Cabbage Stir Fry
2 cups peeled fresh water chestnut (singhada)
1 cup shredded red cabbage
2 tsp olive oil
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
salt and to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
1 1/2 tbsp honey
1 1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1 tsp lemon juice

For The Garnish
2 tbsp roasted peanuts

Method
    Method
  1. Boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan, add the water chestnuts, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Drain well and keep aside.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the water chestnuts, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cabbage, prepared dressing, salt and pepper, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve immediately garnished with peanuts.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy137 cal
Protein3.9 g
Carbohydrates24.6 g
Fiber2.9 g
Fat2.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.2 mg

Reviews

Water Chestnuts and Purple Cabbage Stir Fry
 on 24 Jun 16 04:28 PM
5

Water chestnut and purple cabbage stir fry.. This is just a great combination of the vegetables.. It so juicy.. with a slight sweet taste of the water chestnut.. this is just suberb.. A must try recipe..