Ordinary green cabbage can be transformed by a bright, spicy combination of Indian aromatics. This fresh-tasting stir-fry may well make you a cabbage lover in spite of yourself. It makes a great side dish, since it goes with almost everything. It’s also quite satisfying served just with plain steamed basmati rice and a spoonful of yogurt raita. You can treat Brussels sprouts the same way.
Heat the ghee in a large wok or a wide skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mustard and cumin seeds and let them sizzle. When they begin to pop, add the garlic, ginger, chile, and turmeric, then quickly add the cabbage and stir to coat. Season with salt and pepper and stir-fry until the cabbage wilts slightly, about 5 minutes.
Finish with a squeeze or two of lime juice and transfer to a serving dish.
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