This recipe uses several potent health-promoting foods: cabbage, turmeric, tomato and onion. Hold that thought as you slowly savour the goodness.
new potatoes, scrubbed (not peeled) and cubed
1/4 cup (60 ml) mustard oil
3 cups (750 ml) cabbage, chopped
Unrefined salt, to taste
3 tsp (15 ml) turmeric paste*
1 to 2 tsp (5 to 10 ml) chilli paste*
3 tsp (15 ml) cumin paste*
3 tsp (15 ml) coriander paste*
1 cup (250 ml) tomatoes, diced (optional)
1 1/2 Tbsp (30 ml) ghee (clarified butter), unsalted butter or virgin coconut oil
3 tsp (15 ml) garam masala
*3 tsp (15 ml) dry spice mixed with 1 1/2 Tbsp (30 ml) water creates approximately 1 1/2 Tbsp (30 ml) paste.
Each serving contains: 760 kilojoules; 2 g protein; 14 g total fat (5 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 14 g carbohydrates (2 g sugars, 3 g fibre); 212 mg salt
source: "Culinary Spices for Life", alive Australia, Autumn 2013
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