Cabbage and Carrots with Mustard Seeds (Patta Gobi aur Gajar ki Bhajo)

1 tablespoon oil

1 teaspoon black mustard seeds

1 green serrano chile, stemmed and halved lengthwise

3 cups (about ½ pound) thinly sliced cabbage

2 medium carrots, scrubbed and julienned

½ teaspoon ground coriander

½ cup roughly chopped cilantro


Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add mustard seeds and cook until they begin to pop, then immediately add chile, cabbage, and carrot. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 2 minutes. Add ground coriander, chopped cilantro, and salt. Cook 1 more minute.

Serve hot or at room temperature.

Adapted from Saveur magazine