Side dishes

Braised Cabbage with Lentils

Ingredients for Cooking Braised Cabbage with Lentils

  1. Sauerkraut with carrots 250 grams
  2. Lentils 1/2 cup
  3. Vegetable oil (linseed here) 5 tablespoons
  4. Butter 2 tablespoons
  5. Cumin 2 teaspoons
  6. Sugar to taste
  7. Salt to taste
  • Main Ingredients Cabbage, Lentils
  • Portion 3-4
  • World Cuisine


Saucepan, deep frying pan, sieve, tablespoon, salad bowl.

Cooking Braised Cabbage with Lentils:

Step 1: stew the cabbage.

Sauerkraut, it must always be with carrots, rinse properly with cold water to remove excess acidity, and then transfer to a saucepan, pour clean water and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes after boiling.

Step 2: Cook the lentils.

Soak lentils in cool water on 20 minutes.
Then change the water and put everything on fire. And without adding salt, cook for 25-30 minutes or until ready.

When the lentils are cooked, drop it onto a sieve to remove excess water.

Step 3: fry the cabbage.

While cooking lentils, continue to practice cabbage. Now it is necessary to drain the water from it, add vegetable oil and return to the fire. When the bottom warms up, add the butter, season with caraway seeds, mix and simmer for 20 minutesstirring.

Step 4: mix the cabbage with lentils.

Remove stewed sour cabbage from the heat, mix with boiled lentils and add salt and sugar to taste. Stir everything together and serve warm.

Step 5: serve the stewed cabbage with lentils.

This lean dish can be served as the main hot, as well as a hearty side dish for meat dishes and poultry dishes. For many, this dish is traditional Christmas and, since these holidays go hand in hand, New Year's. And of course, during the fast, stewed cabbage with lentils will be very appropriate. Try it for sure!
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- Braised cabbage with lentils can be used as a filling for yeast pastry pies.

- Some hostesses add sausage or smoked meats here for taste. It turns out a kind of warm salad.