Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Cabbage Egg Poriyal / Cabbage Egg Stir Fry (fry) - Indian Style

This cabbage egg poriyal / stir fry is an dry preparation flavored with spices makes a delightful accompaniment to any South Indian main course.

You can also use this as a stuffing for chapathi rolls and sandwich too.


Egg – 3 to 4
Cabbage - 3 cups(shredded) 
Onions - 1 medium, finely chopped 
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp 
Red Chili Powder - ½ tsp adjust according to your taste) 
Pepper powder - ½ tsp
Garam masala powder - ¼ tsp (optional) 
Salt – to taste 
Cilantro – 1 tbsp(finely chopped) 

For Seasoning:
Oil – 1 Tbsp
Fennel seeds - ¼ tsp
Cumin seeds - ½ tsp


Break eggs in a bowl and beat it thoroughly; keep aside.

Heat oil in a wide kadai; season it with cumin seeds and fennel seeds.

After it crackles add the onions and saute until the colour changes to golden brown.

Add cabbage, spice powders and salt; mix well.

Close the pan with a lid; cook till the cabbage becomes soft and water dries up.

(no need to add water as cabbage leaves enough water to cook). If you find it dry add very little water.

Add the eggs along with chopped coriander leaves into the center of the pan, slowly mix in the cabbage mixture till it blended well.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.


  1. Yes sometimes adding egg to simple veggie makes it intresting .Love it


  2. nice. i do the same as u said, for filling in chapathi rolls for kids. the cabbage gets in to their tummy by default... nice healthy dish dear.

  3. Yes sona, i felt this is the best way to make them eat veggies.

  4. I use to do the same recipe but not the poriyal way. i use to do for sandwich stuffing. This goes well with rice. I like to eat your recipe with rice and rasam combination. Mouth watering...

  5. filling recipe poorni...i love this combination very much..

  6. Very new and lip smacking dish! Would like them with hot rasam rice

  7. Never tried cabbage with egg..looks yummy and unique


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