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Cabbage Chana Dal Subji

A Maharastrian style dry subji made from cabbage and chana dal.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 258kcal



  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves,green chilies, asafoetida, turmeric powder.
    Cabbage Chana Dal Subji
  • Add the soaked chana dal and water. Cover and cook it till chana dal are soft but not mushy.
  • Cabbage Chana Dal Subji
  • Add the chopped cabbage, salt and red chili powder.
    Cabbage Chana Dal Subji
  • Mix well. Cover and cook till cabbage is cooked.
    Cabbage Chana Dal Subji
  • Add the chopped coriander.
    Cabbage Chana Dal Subji
  • Mix well and saute for a minute. The cabbage chana dal subji is done.
  • Garnish it with chopped coriander and serve . It goes well with roti, plain rice or parathas
    Cabbage Chana Dal Subji


Take care that the chana dal is not cooked mushy. You can cook it in a pressure cooker, and then combine with cabbage, Or you can also cook the chana dal with the cabbage. Whichever method is used, the chana dal should not become mushy. It should be soft but firm.


Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.004g | Cholesterol: 0.2mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 595mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 59.4mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 3.8mg