Crunchy Coleslaw Recipe

Crunchy Coleslaw recipe

Crunchy Coleslaw Recipe

Cabbage is synonymous with detoxification and weight balance as we all know. It purifies the liver and it’s merely 17 calories per cup! It means we can have lots of cabbage.

There are many health benefits too of cabbage.

1. For the GI tract Cabbage juice can be a miracle healer. Research shows that drinking fresh cabbage juice can set right ulcers much faster than orthodox treatments.

2. Cabbage can fight breast cancer. The cabbage contain molecules called isothiocyanates as it is a part of the popular cruciferous family of vegetables. These molecules are specifically known for their anti-cancer properties for fighting leukaemia, prostate, breast, and lung cancers.

3. Cabbage has a lot of vitamin K.  Our bones hinge on vitamin K for strength.  This fat soluble vitamin is found in cabbage that helps in the mineralization of our bones. A deficiency of vitamin K can lead to damage such as the hardening of blood vessels.

4. Cabbage comprises of antioxidants. Cabbage has high number of polyphenols known for their antioxidant power.  One of the great things polyphenols does is shield our bodies from oxidative damage, particularly our skin.  Scholars say that people with a diet high in polyphenols undergo less damage from UV rays than those with poor polyphenols consumption.

5. Cabbage contains necessary fatty acids. Cabbage has an amazingly good content of essential fatty acids (EFAs), especially alpha-linolenic acid (a type of Omega 3). Studies show that EFAs considerably improve inflammation in cystic fibrosis.

Made with finely shredded cabbage, grated carrots and mayonnaise with a dash of vinegar or lemon juice, this Crunchy Coleslaw Recipe that is a refreshing salad used in sandwiches mainly and layered in burgers. Am sure you never thought of making it at home. It is so very easy…do try it. I used it in these Spicy Mushroom Burgers or even in Chicken Sandwiches


1 cup Cabbage shredded 

1/2 cup Carrots grated

1/4 cup Green Bell Pepper finely chopped

1/4 cup Red onion finely chopped

1 Green Chilli finely chopped

1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice

4 tablespoons Mayonnaise

1/4 teaspoon Black pepper powder


Crunchy Coleslaw recipe

To begin making the Crunchy Coleslaw Recipe, finely chop the cabbage, green chilli, onions, bell pepper and grate the carrot.

Crunchy Coleslaw recipe

Mix all the coleslaw vegetables in a bowl. Add the mayonnaise, vinegar or lemon juice and black pepper powder. Mix well with a spoon.

Taste the coleslaw salad and add, salt, sugar according to your taste.

Cover the Crunchy Coleslaw and refrigerate for at least 1 hour for the flavours to blend well.

The Crunchy Coleslaw is ready to be used.

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Harjeet Kaur

Harjeet Kaur

My writing was limited to school essays and projects for my kids and out of the blue, my writing career began with writing articles for the magazine section of a reputed national newspaper. I rediscovered my best subject at school and began writing with gusto. I had a weekend column in the newspaper which was well appreciated. I started off writing about Interiors and Gardens and later diverse topics like Fashion, trends, food and events in the city. Juggling my time between various jobs down the years and my writing, I have written content for fliers, brochures for colleges, speeches, social media content and also website content. I love writing and I am open to writing on a plethora of topics. My blog has some interesting insights into my life and travels but now it is mainly a food blog as I am growing organic vegetables and cooking my own produce is very therapeutic. Read my blogs to know me better. I write from my heart and what I write is what I feel... I feel a feel, A funny feel A funny feel, feel I! If you feel the feel I feel You'll feel the same as I!!

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Comments 8

  1. Noor Anand Chawla says:

    I have never tried to make coleslaw at home but your recipe makes it seem easy. I will definitely try.

    • Harjeet Kaur says:

      Thanks Noor.Do try it. It is very handy for sandwiches and if u use greek yoghurt instead of mayo it is even healthier.

  2. I was looking for this recipe, I like trying your recipes

  3. Ritu says:

    Looks yum! For a healthier version, I use hung curd with a dash of mustard.

    • Harjeet Kaur says:

      Thanks, Ritu…even I usually make with Greek Yoghurt…someone asked me the real recipe so I shared.I had made it for the Burger I posted earlier.

  4. Never knew I could add onions to coleslaw….fab tip! Loved the pictures and the recipe seems so easy! Will surely try this at home.

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