Thursday, April 2, 2009

Kale_Mushroom Curry

This dish is very tasty and heart-healthy.This dish is wholesome food as Kale is rich in manganese,vitamins A&C and fiber.Mushrooms are rich in minerals and B-Vitamins.

Recipe Details----------------
Prep Time:10min
Cook Time:20min

Main Ingredients:
:- 1 Package Frozen Kale.
:- 1 Package Sliced Button Mushrooms.
:- 1 Red Onion Med Size Thinly Sliced.
For Seasoning:
:- 1 Tbsp Olive Oil/Canola Oil.
:- 1 Tsp Mustard Seeds.
:- 1 Tsp Cumin Seeds.
:- 1 Tsp Crushed Red Peppper.
:- 2 Cloves of Garlic Minced.
:- 1/4 Tsp Turmeric.
:- 1 Tsp Salt(Or to your taste).
:- 1 Tsp Garam-Masala Powder/Curry Powder.
:- 2 Tsp Lemon/Lime Juice.
First thaw the frozen Kale by keeping it outside in room temperature for 45 minutes.
In the mean time get your skillet/non-stick pan,clean your mushrooms,thinly slice your red onion and all the seasoning ingredients and get ready to start cooking.
Place the skillet on the stove and turn on the heat(medium).
Add the olive oil to the pan when the pan is cold.
Now add mustard seeds and cumin seeds to the cold oil.
Once the seeds start to splutter add the crushed red pepper to the oil,after few seconds add crushed garlic and give it a stir.
Once the garlic turns golden add sliced red onions to the pan.
Keep stirring and as the onions become translucent add mushrooms to the pan,give a stir and cover it with lid and cook for 3 min.
While the mushrooms are cooking place the thawed Kale in a microwave safe bowl and cook it on high for 3min.
Squeeze out the extra water from the cooked Kale.
Now that mushrooms are cooked add the cooked Kale to the pan and give it a nice stir.
Now add the turmeric to the pan and stir once more.Cook the greens and mushrooms for 5 min or till the Kale starts to wilt.
Once the greens start to wilt add salt and garam-masala(or curry-powder) to the greens give it a stir and let it cook covered for 1 min.
Turn off the stove.Now add lemon juice,give the Kale_Mushroom mix a nice stir and keep it covered.
Yummy! Kale-Mushroom Curry is ready to eat.

Serve it hot with Rotis(Indian Flat-Bread),Tortillas or Steamed White Rice/Brown Rice.
As a healthy alternative you can eat this dish just as it is by adding 1 cup of Kale_Mushroom mix to 1cup of plain White yogurt and eat it . This dish is wholesome food as Kale is rich in manganese,Calcium,vitamins A&C and fiber.Mushrooms are rich in minerals and B-Vitamins.
Yogurt is rich in calcium and B-Vitamins.
So by eating a serving of this dish gives us a great heart-healthy food.
If Kale is available fresh replace one bunch of fresh kale for one package frozen kale.


  1. first time here u have a good collection of recipes..following u
    Kale is one of our favorite leafy veg used to prepare the stir fry using kale never tried it with mushroom..good idea..
    a very healthy veg..ur kale mushroom curry looks good.If u get a chance visit here

  2. Dear PranisKitchen,
    Thank you for visiting my blog and following.Kale is a very favorite in our family.Nice to know that you too enjoy it.Will surely visit your blog.


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