Cabbage with moong dal is a quick and healthy side dish in 25 minutes. It is a famous South Indian cabbage fry recipe made with onion, green chilies, and coconut.
Soak moong dal in hot water for 10 minutes (use little amount of hot water to soak the moong dal, drain the dal from hot water and reserve 0.25 cup of water from it, so that you can use it for cooking the cabbage and you don't want to miss the nutrition from the dal by discarding the water).
Chop the cabbage, onion and green chilies finely.
In a pan heat oil add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Add urad dal, curry leaves, onion, green chilies and cook until onion becomes soft.","Add turmeric powder and mix well. Cook until the turmeric powder loses its raw smell.
Add chopped cabbage, soaked moong dal, salt, water and mix well. Cover and cook until cabbage become soft (keep stirring in between to avoid burning the cabbage).
Add shredded coconut and mix well. Turn off from the heat and transfer it to a serving bowl.