Stirfried Cabbage with Garlic and Bengali Spices



1/2 head of cabbage shredded thinly

2 tbsp ghee

1-2 dried red chili

4-6 cloves garlic, chopped

1/2 tsp black mustard seeds

1/2 tsp nigella (black cumin seeds)

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp of salt

Fresh back pepper to taste



Heat the ghee  in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat

Add in the dried chili and the three spices ans stir until the spices start crackling

After they begin to crackle, add the fresh garlic and saute until the garlic turns a rich golden color and looks almost caramelized

Add in the cabbage and stir until all the cabbage is coated evenly with the ghee and spices

Add in the salt and stir until the cabbage is again evenly coated

Keep stirring for 5 minutes until the cabbage is wilted

Turn down the heat to low and cook covered another 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally

Add crushed pepper just before serving