Instant Cabbage Paddu

We live in an age where everything is instant and immediate. Somedays, inspite of all the planning, you fall short of making the necessary arrangements for a hearty breakfast. On days like this is when instant breakfast options can be a boon.

Today’s recipe is an easy to make  instant recipe that is high on taste. It’s a great option for those who want to include vegetables as a part of their breakfast. The cabbage and peas addition to the batter adds a whole new twist. Do give this a try!



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Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes

Makes: 20-22


Shredded Cabbage – 1 cup

Peas – fresh or frozen – 1/2 cup

Green chillies – 2 to 3

Ginger – 1/2 inch

Curry leaves – few

Yogurt or curd – 1 cup

Water – 1 cup

Idli Rava – 1 cup

Baking Soda – 1/4 tsp

Salt – as per taste

Oil – for shallow frying



In a large mixing bowl, add the shredded cabbage, peas, green chillies, ginger and curry leaves. Mix well.

Now add the Idli Rava, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.

Next, add the yogurt and water. Mix well

The batter should be a little thicker than the dosa batter. You can add more water if you want to adjust the consistency.

Keep aside for 5 minutes.

Heat the appe pan or the ebelskiver pan. Smear oil in each mould.

Pour the paddu batter, cover and cook on medium flame.

After 3-4 minutes, flip each paddu and cook on the other side till done.

Serve hot with chai or enjoy with some coconut chutney.

Happy Cooking!


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