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- Side One - Cut Out Below -

Indian Cabbage - Recipe graciously shared by Lori Lee Mayne, co-owner of Curry-in-a-Hurry with her husband Hans in the town of Lahaina on Maui in the Hawai’ian Islands (

  • 1 medium cabbage
  • 1-2 Tbsp. sunflower oil
  • 1/2 tsp. Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. Cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp. Hing (Asafoetida)
  • 1/2 tsp. Turmeric
  • 1 tsp. Sea salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp. Coriander powder
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 green pepper, chopped (optional)

- Side Two- Cut Out Below -

Indian Cabbage (cont.)

Wash and chop cabbage into small 1/2-inch shreds. Heat oil in large heavy skillet, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing. When mustard seeds pop, add turmeric, cabbage and remaining ingredients (except honey). Cook 5-10 minutes. Stir in honey after taking cabbage off heat. Enjoy! Serves 4-5 as side dish.

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Turmeric itself is not a strongly flavored spice. I often find myself adding it to many foods for a little extra flavor and color.