Cabbage Capsicum Curry | Cabbage Capsicum Poriyal

Cabbage Capsicum Curry
A nutritious and yummy dish!
I like the cabbage and capsicum combination. I feel it is generally a rare combination but these veggies when combined result in a nutritious and yummy dish. I have Cabbage and Capsicum Curry along with sambar, rasam, and curd rice.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 3 persons
Recipe Category: Side dish
Recipe Cuisine: Indian


Cabbage – 1/4kg (sliced)
Capsicum – 1 no. (sliced)
Onions – 2 nos. (sliced)
Chilli powder – 2 teaspoons
Cumin powder (seeraga powder) – 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon

To Season

Mustard seeds (kadugu) – 1/2 teaspoon
Curry leaves – 10 nos.
Oil – 3 tablespoons
Salt – as desired

Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.


1. Heat oil and add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds pop out, add onions and salt. Fry until it becomes light golden brown. Add capsicum and fry for a minute.

2. Then add cabbage. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, cumin powder and boil well for 5 minutes in medium flame. If you think, the curry is dry, sprinkle some water and cook for 2 more minutes. Finally, add curry leaves.

Now Cabbage Capsicum Poriyal is ready!

Serve. With Chappathi and Paratha and accompaniment for rice.

You can have the Cabbage Capsicum Poriyal with the following recipes:
Avaraikkai Kootu(Broad Beans Kootu), Cauliflower and Carrot Kootu, Cucumber Kootu, Vazhaipoo Kootu (Banana Blossom Curry), Dal Tadka,Paruppu Thuvaiyal, Rajma Dal, Spinach Moong Dal, Spring Onion Moong Dal, Cucumber Moru Kootu, Poosanikai Mor Kuzhambu, Keerai Masiyal,Keerai Masiyal (No garlic and onion), Pavakkai Pitlai/Bittergourd Pitlai, Mushroom Kuzhambu, Murungakai Poricha Kuzhambu, Mochai Kara Kuzhambu, Apple Rasam, Paruppu Rasam, Pineapple Rasam, Poondu Rasam (Garlic Rasam), Capsicum Sambar, Bisi Bele Bath, Oats Curd Rice

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