Greens are really in season right now and I never can decide whether to cook them Italian or Indian-style. This recipe is great because it is a subtle, healthy and hearty Indian dish. I really crave it and love it topped with whole milk yogurt– so good!
1 pound cooked potatoes (preferably steamed)
1 bunch fresh greens such as kale, mustard, collard, beet or turnip greens even spinach works!
4 tablespoons ghee (I did a mixture of butter and olive oil)
1 onion, sliced
2 fresh tomatoes diced or 1 -15 once can of diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger root
3 garlic cloves, minced
salt to taste
Step 1Scrub potatoes and steam them in their skins until almost, but not quite, done (about 30 minutes).
Step 2Leave to cool, skin them and then cut into small cubes. Meanwhile remove the coarse stalks from the greens then rinse and chop coarsely.
Step 3Mince the garlic and ginger, measure the spices out into a little bowl and slice onion.
Step 4Heat oil in sauce pan brown the cumin seeds until they turn fragrant add onions sauté for 5 minutes add tomatoes until they \
Step 5Cook for a few minutes, then add greens \u0026amp; a 1/2 cup of water bring to boil reduce heat, add the potatoes and mix well then cover and simmer gently until ready, stirring once or twice to prevent sticking about 10 minutes.
Step 6It's done whenever the greens are cooked to your liking and soft. \r\n
Step 7This is fantastic served with basmati rice and whole milk yogurt! \r\n