Gently roast red chillies, urad dal, cumin seeds and asafoetida in a pan.
Roast each one seperately and make a powder of it and keep aside.
Add oil in a pan and fry cabbage (cut to small pieces) for 5 mins.
Then add salt and soaked tamarind and fry until cabbage turns light brown and all the water is evaporated.
If required we can add a pinch of turmeric.
Grind this paste with the powder.Ready to serve.