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Recipe: Bengali Cabbage Stir Fry (Cabbage Chorichori)

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Bengali Cabbage Stir Fry (Cabbage Chorichori)
5 Tbsp. mustard oil
1 large onion, sliced finely
600 gm cabbage, shredded finely
2 tsp panch phoron

Grind to a coarse paste in a blender:
  2 tsp of water
  1 tsp black mustard seeds
  2 tsp ginger shredded
  4 x dry red chillies, deseeded and soaked in water (optional)
  1 tsp turmeric powder

Heat 4 Tbsp. of the oil in a pan and add in the onion.
Fry till golden brown and add in the cabbage.
Stir fry till translucent/soft then add in the ground mix and salt.
Add in 4 Tbsp of water and cook till the cabbage is done but still crisp.
Take off the heat.
Heat the remaining oil in a separate pan and add in the panch phoron.
When it crackles pour the oil and the seeds over the cabbage.
Stir well.
Heat through to blend the vegetable and spices.
Serve warm.
This is a typical Bengali dish made to accompany a meal with fish.

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