Saturday, April 7, 2012

Purple Cabbage Lemon Rice

A quick rice to carry in your lunch box for lunch, this rice suits prefectly for both office going adults and school going kids, the purple colour of this yummy rice will attracts definitely everyone..This rice goes for seriously a simple and easy preparation...Serve this rice with some potato chips or either with crispy chicken fries, am damn sure you will definitely have a super filling and satisfying lunch..Definitely an interesting twist to usual cabbage rice, the addition of lemon juice in this rice gives a mild tangy taste to this simple rice...Sending this catchy purple rice to my own event Healthy Diet-Easy & Healthy Lunch guest hosted by Jaya of Spice and Curry..

2cups Purple cabbage (shredded)
1no Onion (chopped)
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1cup Cooked rice
1tbsp Lemon Juice
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
 1/2tsp Cumin seeds
1/4tsp Ginger (grated)
Few Curry leaves

Heat enough oil let splutters the mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds and curry leaves, now add the chopped onion,cook them until they turns transculent, add the slit opened green chillies,saute for few seconds, add the cabbage pieces and salt..cook everything in simmer without adding water, close the kadai with lid..

 Stir the veggies occasionally... once the cabbage get well cooked, put off the stove..add the cooked rice to the already cooked veggies and the lemon juice..toss everything gently for few seconds..

Serve it with chips or fried chicken..


  1. this is truly innovative .. wonderful healthy n tangy lunch rice..Yumm

  2. real colourful and iron rich meal. looks beautiful.

  3. yummy, attractive and innovative rice

  4. Healthy and delicious! I love the idea o adding purple cabbages in the rice.

  5. I am always apprehensive of new vegetables in usual poriyals, this one must be very interesting combination in a rice dish. A colourful lunch box addition!

  6. looks delicious Priya. Good to see you back again.

  7. interesting twist ...fabulous colors ,best part is its very healthy too

    Super Yummy Recipes

  8. innovative n interesting combo....have a happy weekend dear..

  9. Quiet innovative !! healthy rice !! You can link to ongoing event !! Thanks :)

    Ongoing event
    CC:Spring Seasonal Food

  10. love the colour. yet to start cooking with purple cabbage.I guess this recipe idea will be a good start.

  11. Very unique and lovely way to use purple cabbage!

  12. so interesting recipe. love the color of the dish

  13. wow very nice recipe ...i too tried this and liked it way better than white cabbage!

  14. mmm... very innovative and healthy.

  15. Love this recipe and color as well.

  16. Innov ative and nice way of making

  17. Very nice recipe. Thanks for sharing. Looks yummy

    See my innovation with lemon rice


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