Cabbage - 1 cup chopped
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Green chillies -2 chopped
Ginger -1 small piece crushed
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Chilly powder- 1/4 tsp (optional,it gives the light orange color to thoaran)
1. In a bowl mix the shredded cabbage,grated coconut,ginger,green chillies,turmeric powder and salt together with your hands and keep for 5-10 minutes
2. Heat oil in a pan,splutter mustard seeds,add curry leaves and then add the above mix and saute well. Bring everything to the center of the pan and drizzle some water.
3. Keep covered for 4-5 minutes in low flame, allowing to cook in steam.
4. Remove lid, stir and saute for 2-3 minutes.Remove from heat.
Serve hot with rice..