Fried Cabbage

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a side dish
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hidden Kitchens of Sri Lanka

By Bree Hutchins

Published 2013

  • About

Sri Lankans have a gift for turning ordinary ingredients into something quite extraordinary. Cabbage, for example (which I had always considered quite boring), when fried with turmeric, mustard seeds and fresh coconut, is to die for, especially when the cabbage is picked moments before it is cooked and is bursting with flavour. Mary didn’t add any freshly scraped coconut to her fried cabbage, as coconuts are not readily available in the area, but try adding a couple of handfuls just before