Sri Lankan Stir Fried Cabbage (Gova Theldala)

Sri Lankan Stir Fried Cabbage (Gova Theldala)



350g white cabbage (sliced)
4 red onions (sliced)
2 cloves garlic (chopped)
3 sprigs curry leaves
3 green chillies (sliced)
1 tbsp dry crushed chilli
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3 tbsp olive oil
1/2 of a small lime, juiced


  • Heat the oil in a pan and add garlic, onion, curry leaves, mustard seeds, cumin, green and dry chilli, and turmeric.
  • Stir fry well then add the cabbage, stir occasionally.
  • Simmer for about 7 minutes on a low¬†flame.
  • Remove from the heat, add the lime juice, and check for seasoning.


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