Wednesday, May 21, 2008

KALE : Indian Stir Fry Recipe

Indian Stir Fry Recipe / Nadan Thoran with Kale

I never thought I'll say this ever in life that i miss having those veggies back home..... cheera thoran & pavakka Theeyal had always made me wanted to run-away from the table back in my teenage days. But the days has when life has taken you far from home that you just miss every single thing about it. Memories are always sweet....

"Kale is a health superstar veggie!" with its combination of vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and phytonutrients. With the current emphasis on the healthy living, kale is a great food if you're looking to protect your health and enjoy a delicious food at the same time. The beautiful leaves of the kale plant provide an earthy flavor and more nutritional value for fewer calories than almost any other food around.

KALE : Healthy Kid Friendly Recipe
Kale, chopped... 1 bunch
Shallots, finely chopped.... ½ cup
Green Chillies, finely chopped.... 4-5 no:s
Grated Coconut.... 1/4 cup
Curry leaves... 2 sprig
Mustard Seeds.. 2 tsp
Fenugreek... 1/4 tsp
Oil... as required
Salt... to taste.

Here Is How :

Trim the stalks of the kale leaves by folding them in half lengthwise, near the base and with the other hand, gently pull the leaves down. You can also use a knife to separate the leaves from the stems. Now slice the leaves into strips and rinse & drain the chopped kale leaves.

Cleaning KaleHeat oil in a bottom heavy Saute Pan
on medium heat. Sputter mustard seeds and add diced shallots & green chillies and fry till golden brown. Now add grated coconut, curry leaves and fenugreek & stir for a minute. To this add chopped kale and a pinch of salt. Close the pan with a lid and let it cook, stirring every 3-4 minutes till the kale leaves are cooked(not mushy) but also retains its color & have a bite to it. Add salt to taste & remove from heat.

1 comment:

  1. I tried your recipe.It came out well.Thank you.