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Slow Cooker Cabbage Curry

Slow Cooker Cabbage Curry made with potatoes and peas
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 272kcal
Author Healing Tomato

Ingredients

Instructions

  • See notes on how to work with the cabbage
  • Set your slow cooker to high and wait for 1 minute before adding the oil
  • Add fenugreek seeds and wait for them to brown (about 30 seconds)
  • Add the crushed ginger and garlic to the oil
  • After 30 seconds, add the red onions and stir. Let them brown
  • Add the red chili powder and turmeric in an empty spot at the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Wait for about 30 seconds before stirring
  • Drain the cabbage completely and towel dry it lightly before adding to slow cooker
  • Add the chopped potatoes on top of the cabbage
  • Add the chopped plum tomatoes
  • Add the tomato sauce into the slow cooker
  • Add water and stir well. Close the lid and let it cook
  • When the cabbage is about half its size, add the salt
  • Add the cumin + coriander powder
  • Add the garam masala
  • Mix well and close the lid, cook it for another 2 hours.  Stir often
  • After these 2 hours, add the peas to the slow cooker
  • Cook it for another 30 minutes
  • If you are not ready to serve it, keep the slow cooker on "keep warm" settings.

Notes

How to work with the cabbage:
- I put a whole cabbage in it.  The cabbage was about 2lbs and I removed the top leaves
- Use a large knife to cut the cabbage in half
- Use the knife to cut the cabbage into thin strips.  Alternatively, use the 4 sided grater.  Use the coarse shred side to get the julienne strips
- Place the cabbage strips in a colander and wash it under the tap.
- Transfter to a bowl with warm water.  Add 1/2 tsp of salt and stir.  Set it aside until ready to put in the slow cooker

Nutrition

Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1462mg | Potassium: 1374mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1265IU | Vitamin C: 155.1mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 4.1mg