Skip to main content

Kale with spiced grated coconut







Kale with spices grated coconut inspired by sundanese / west-java's traditional food called "urap"  mixed vegetables cooked with grated coconut and spices such as galangal,ginger and lemon grass and kafir lime leaves. It's mostly use vegetarian ingredients and served as side dish with steamed white rice.




Ingredients :
- 1.2 lbs fresh kale
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 cup grated coconut
- 1 can 14 oz light coconut milk
- 1 medium yellow onion
- 3 clove garlic
- 2  fresh cayenne pepper,chop/discard seed
- 2 inch fresh galangal,grated
- 1 inch fresh ginger,grated
- 1 stalk lemongrass, thinly slice
- 1 Tbsp curry powder
- pinch of kafir lime leaves powder
- 1 teaspoon salt or more to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation :
Wash kale really well, and rough chop
Grate galangal and ginger,set aside
Chop garlic and cayenne pepper ,dice onion and cut lemongrass thinly slice, set aside
In large skillet, heat olive oil
fry onion,garlic,lemongrass and cayenne pepper until fragrant
add grated  galangal,ginger and grated coconut,stir and cook for about 2-3 minutes,and add the rest of spices ingredients ( curry powder,salt,kafir lime leaves and pepper )
add coconut milk and add kale,simmer in medium heat about 15 minutes or so or until kale softer.

Comments

Angie Schneider said…
What a brilliant idea adding coconut to the healthiest veggie! It looks so very tasty and beautiful.
Guru Uru said…
I love your veges, they are so full of delicious ingredients :D
The coconut is an awesome addition!

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru
Ramona W said…
I love kale and coconut together. This looks like a perfect dish to try soon. :)

Popular posts from this blog

Seafood medley Tom Yum soup

This type of Thai soup is very popular in Thai cuisine around the world,is basically clear soup with prawn/shrimp and mushroom with rich Asian spices in it,such as galangal,lemon grass and kafir lime leaf and is spicy too which I like.
But I will make this Tom Yum soup my own,I use seafood medley instead of prawn/shrimp,and thicker soup instead of clear.






Ingredients :
- 2 lbs seafood medley ( shrimp,mussel and squid )
- 1 cup sliced mushroom
- 1 cup small young corn ( Asian best )
- 3 cup of water
- 1 cup of milk ( optional for thicker soup )
- 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil

spices ingredients :
- 1  clove shallot ( thinly slice )
- 1 clove garlic ( thinly slice )
- 1 stalk lemon grass ( thinly slice )
- 1 tbsp grated fresh galangal
- 1 teaspoon tomato paste
- 2 Thai chili/ fresh red Cayenne pepper ( chopped really fine )
- 1 teaspoon tamarind juice/ lemon or lime juice
- 1 tsp fish sauce
- salt to taste
- pinch of sugar
- 4 kafir lime leaves
- 2 stalk green onion ( thinly slice )


preparatio…

roasted sweet potato and tomato soup

This roasted sweet potato and tomato soup can be prepare as dairy free soup, just skip the sour cream and replace with coconut milk.
I like spicy on the soup so I add hot chili and roasted together with the rest ingredients, if you don't like spicy at all you can skip the chili as well or just add pinch of red pepper flakes
Serve with fresh store bought french baguette or toast.





Ingredients :

- 3 medium size sweet potato
- 6 large tomato
- 1 yellow onion
- 4 clove garlic
- 11/2 Tbsp dry basil
-  2 hot chili or pinch red pepper flakes / optional
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt/taste
- 4 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1/2 cup sour cream / 1/2 cup coconut milk

Directions:

Preheat the oven on 400 F
Peel sweet potato and cut in large cube, Cut tomato in wedges
slice onion and crush garlic,
transfer all cut ingredients,garlic and chili into baking dish, sprinkle with olive oil  and dry seasoning ( dry basil,red pepper flakes,black pepper and salt )  mix really well.
ba…

Seafood Medley Fried Rice

Ingredients :estimates
4 cup  cold cooked  rice
2 cup seafood medley ( shrimps,scallop,squid and mussel )
1/2 cup green peas
1/2 cup grated carrot
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 egg

Seasoning spices ingredients:
2 clove shallot
1 clove garlic
1 fresh cayenne pepper/Thai pepper,thinly slice
1 tbsp grated ginger
2 tbsp of soy sauce
2 tbsp sweet soy sauce
1 tsp fish sauce 
pinch of black pepper

Preparation
chop shallot,garlic and pepper
heat sesame oil in the skillet on medium high
cook chopped shallot,garlic, pepper  and ginger for about 2- 3 minutes
add cooked seafood medley cook for another 3 minutes
add egg and scramble it
add cooked  cold rice
and add green peas and grated carrot
stir and add soy sauce,sweet soy sauce and fish sauce and pinch of black pepper,stir until combine
and cook for another 3-5minutes,serve immediately is best.



serve with slice cucumber,or simple cucumber salad   Cucumber salad/indonesian acar timun
E N J O Y ,,,,