Cabbage 'mellum'
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Posted by Anya Gunewardena

one small cabbage
one large onion, cut finely
one tbsp. of mustard
one teasp. of maldive fish
one branch of curry leaves
half a teasp. of turmeric
two cloves of garlic, crushed or finely chopped
half a cup of dessicated coconut
one hot green chillie, finely chopped
teasp. sunflower oil

Wash and dry the head of cabbage. Shred the leaves very finely. Mix with the dessicated coconut, turmeric, mustard paste, half of the onion, garlic, the hot green chillie maldive fish, and salt to taste. Mix all ingredients well. Heat a non-stick pan well, and fry some finely cut onions and curry leaves in one teasp. of sun flower oil. When the onions are golden, add the cabbage mixture and toss well. Lower the heat, cover and let it reduce.
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