Sunday 6 December 2015

Kale Greens Stir Fry

Stir fried Kale is a simple recipe and makes a perfect accompaniment for Plain Rice ,Rasam And Curd Rice.The various types of kale maintain a lot of texture, which makes them perfect for stir-fries.

Kale is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables (genus Brassica), so named because their flowers have four petals in the shape of a cross. A nutritional powerhouse that tastes wonderful when properly cooked. 

Kale is one of nature’s best sources of vitamins A, C and K and a very good source of copper, potassium, iron, manganese and phosphorus.( source : Wiki)

Kale Greens Stir Fry
Kale Greens Stir fry

Kale - 1 bunch

Onion - 1 medium
Dry red chilli - 3 no
Turmeric Powder - A Pinch
Coconut - Grated 2 tbsp 
Salt  - to Taste
Water - 1/4 cup


Oil - 2 tbsp

Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Channa dal - 2 tsp
Urad dal - 1tsp
Hing - A pinch


1. Wash and drain kale leaves, remove the hard thick vein and chop the leaves finely .( Instead you can use the packed kale greens).

2.Heal t oil in a pan ,add mustard seeds allow to splutter.

3. Add the channa dal  & Urad dal fry till golden brown , then add  dry red chilli, hing and chopped onions.

3. Fry the onion for 2-3 minutes and add chopped kale leaves

4 .Add a pinch of  turmeric powder and stir well then add 1/4 cup water and close it with a lid and cook for 10 min.

5.Open the lid and give a gentle stir and now add shredded coconut and stir fry for a minute.

6. Serve hot with Plain Rice , Rasam or  with curd rice.