Tricolour veggies is a colourful, quick and healthy side dish for rice or chapatti and can be eaten as salad too.




Heat oil in a pan and fry mustard seeds

Add urad dal , red chillies and curry leaves

Add carrot and beans and fry for 5 minutes n low flame

Add cabbage and cook covered fo 10 minutes on low flame

Tricolour veggies ready

Tricolour Veggies

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Yields: 4


  • Cabbage - medium size 1/2- shred to small pieces
  • Carrots - 2 -shred to small pieces
  • Beans - 10-shred to small pieces
  • Mustard- 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal split- 1 tsp
  • Red chillies - 4
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan
  2. Add mustard and let it splutter
  3. Add urad split, red chillies and curry leaves and fry for a minute on low flame
  4. Add carrot and beans and fry for 5 minutes on low flame till they get cooked
  5. Add the cabbage, little salt and mix well.
  6. Cook covered on low flame for 10 minutes till all veggies are cooked
  7. Tricolour veggies ready. You can eat plain as salad or as side dish with rice.


Cabbage is an exceptionally healthy food.It has an outstanding nutrient profile and is especially high in vitamins C and K.In addition, eating cabbage may even help lower the risk of certain diseases, improve digestion and combat inflammation.Carrots are full of nutrients, low in calories, and taste sweet.They have been linked with benefits for heart and eye health, improved digestion, as well as reduced risk of cancer. Green beans are a rich source of vitamins A, C, and K, and of folic acid and fiber.


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