Cabbage Rice
A simple and flavorful one-pot vegan rice dish is loaded with vitamins from cabbage and the perfect heat from fresh ginger and green chilies
Servings Prep Time
8servings 2hours
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
8servings 2hours
Cook Time
  • 2cups Basmati rice
  • 2tablespoon oil
  • 1/4teaspoon asefetidaoptional for gluten free
  • 1teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2cup peanuts
  • 1/2teaspoon turmeric
  • 15-20 curry leaves
  • 2tablespoon Gingergrated
  • 4 green chiliesminced
  • 8cups shredded cabbage packed
  • 2teaspoon salt
  • 2tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2cup cilantrochopped
  • 3tablespoon fresh coconutgrated
  1. Rinse the rice 2-3 times and then soak the rice in 4 cups of warm water for 2 hours. Drain the rice and keep aside.
  2. Turn Instant Pot to Saute(more) mode. Once the ‘hot’ sign displays add oil and asafetida. Add mustard seeds and allow them to pop.
  3. Add peanuts and sauté for a minute. Add turmeric, curry leaves, ginger and green chili. Mix everything together and cook until peanuts are golden brown.
  4. Add grated cabbage and salt. Mix again.
  5. Add drained rice and gently mix everything together. Add 2 cups of water.
  6. Close Instant Pot lid with pressure valve to sealing. Press the ‘Rice’ button. Allow Natural Pressure Release. Open Instant Pot and pour lemon juice. Garnish with cilantro and coconut.
  7. Enjoy hot!