Karnataka special Cabbage Kurma|Cabbage Saagu | Cabbage Curry

Cabbage Kurma, also known as Cabbage Saagu or Cabbage Curry, is a popular Indian dish from the state of KarnATAKA. It is made with cabbage, coconut, and a variety of spices and is typically served with rice or Indian flatbreads such as roti or naan.

Here is a basic recipe for Cabbage Kurma:


  • 1 head of cabbage, finely chopped
  • 1 cup of grated coconut
  • 2-3 green chilies
  • 1 tsp of coriander powder
  • 1 tsp of cumin powder
  • 1 tsp of garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tbsp of oil
  • 1 tsp of mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp of cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp of urad dal
  • 1 tsp of chana dal
  • 1 tsp of sesame seeds
  • 2-3 dried red chilies
  • 2-3 curry leaves
  • 1 cup of water


  1. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, chana dal, sesame seeds, dried red chilies, curry leaves, and sauté until the dals turn golden brown.
  2. Add the chopped cabbage, green chilies, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the grated coconut and sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add water and bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat and simmer the curry for 10-15 minutes or until the cabbage is cooked through and the curry thickens.
  6. Serve the Cabbage Kurma hot with rice or Indian flatbreads.

Note: You can adjust the level of spiciness according to your preference. You can also add some chopped onions, tomatoes, or cashews to the curry for extra flavor.






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