Red Cabbage Salad with Yogurt Sauce
(Yogurtlu Mor Lahana Salatasi)
1/2 head of red cabbage
1 tbsp salt
4-5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Garlic Yogurt Sauce:
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1-2 clove garlic mashed with 1/2 tsp salt
Red Pepper Sauce:
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Remove and throw away the white center of the cabbage. Cut it in thin slices (julienne cut) on a wooden board. Place into a large bowl. Sprinkle 1 tbsp salt all over and squeeze the cabbage pieces with your hand. Put aside for at least half an hour. This way the cabbage will soften and won't be bitter. Rinse and drain.
Saute the red cabbage with olive oil in a large pan for about 3-4 minutes at low-medium heat. Do not over cook! Let it cool down. Then, place in a service plate. Prepare the Garlic Yogurt Sauce, pour all over the cabbage. Heat up olive oil in a small pan and add in the peppers, stir. Don't burn the peppers! Pour over the yogurt sauce.