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Braised Curried Kale


  • Author: https://mayihavethatrecipe.com
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Braising
  • Cuisine: Vegan Indian

Description

Served over rice, with a hint of coconut flavor, rich tomato sauce and lots of bold spices, this braised curried kale is hearty and full of flavor!


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large bunch kale, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder, divided – Or make your own
  • 1/2 tsp salt, divided
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 6oz tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • A small handful of roasted cashews (optional)
  • For the spiced chickpeas:
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 115oz can chickpeas, drained
  • Cooked rice or quinoa

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large deep skillet. Add kale, 1/2 teaspoon curry powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt salt and black pepper and sautee over medium heat for 3-4 minutes, tossing occasionally
  2. In the meantime, combine hot water and tomato paste in a medium bowl and carefully whisk well until the tomato paste dissolves. Add coconut milk, 1 teaspoon curry powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt, mix well and add it to the skillet. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. To prepare the chickpeas:
  4. In a small bowl, combine sweet paprika, cumin, turmeric, salt and black pepper. Heat olive oil in a large non stick skillet. Add chickpeas and spices and toss gently, so the chickpeas are well coated with oil and spices. Cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes. Set aside
  5. Spoon rice or quinoa in a bow,l add chickpeas and top with kale. Serve warm with roasted cashews, if desired.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 of the braised curried kale with chickpeas and without rice
  • Calories: 556
  • Sugar: 18
  • Sodium: 1527
  • Fat: 32
  • Saturated Fat: 9
  • Unsaturated Fat: 20
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 58
  • Fiber: 17
  • Protein: 20
  • Cholesterol: 0
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