Should one throughout a single birth, like a tortoise keep in his five senses, the fruit of it will prove a safe-guard to him throughout the seven-fold births.- Thirukkural
Cabbage shows special cholesterol lowering properties when it is steamed, the fiber related components in cabbage shows binding capacity with bile acids in the digestive tract and thus lowering cholesterol level. Even raw cabbage shows less cholesterol lowering properties than steamed cabbage. Researches shows cabbage is good in preventing cancer especially colon, prostate and bladder cancer. Short cooked or raw cabbage only has the cancer preventive property. Cabbage is rich in antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. Cabbage juice helps to cure stomach ulcer.
- Cabbage chopped – 1 cup
- Green chilies – 2
- Oil – 1 tsp
- Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
- Urad dhal – 1tsp
- Curry leaves – 1 sprig
- Salt to taste
- First heat oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dhal, curry leaves and split green chilies, fry for few seconds.
- And then add chopped cabbage and fry for few minutes until it cooked
- Finally add salt and switch off the stove.