Cabbage koshimbir

Try a healthy accompaniment to tandoori dishes or barbecued meats. Koshimbir is an Indian slaw or crunchy cabbage salad where the chilli is optional

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:2 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 48
  • fat 2g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 5g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 0g


  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp black mustard seed
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ white cabbage, finely shredded or coarsely grated
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 green chilli, chopped (optional)
  • ½ lemon, juiced


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and warm the mustard and cumin seeds until they sizzle and crackle, then remove from the heat. Combine everything together in a mixing bowl with a large pinch of salt and serve. (Can be made a day ahead and kept in the fridge.)

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