White Cabbage with Fennel Seeds and Sultanas

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      35 min

Appears in
Chilli & Mint: Indian Home Cooking from A British Kitchen

By Torie True

Published 2021

  • About

I’m a huge fan of cabbage and I do think it is massively underrated as a vegetable. In the West it’s used in slaws, adding crunch and texture, but boiled or steamed it can be a bit bland and unmemorable. In India, spices are added which completely transforms it. I have a couple of cabbage recipes in this book: my South Indian cabbage thoran and this Bengali recipe which was passed down to me by my relatives. Fennel seeds are the key spice and, combined with sultanas, will transform this hum