Friday, May 16, 2014

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.

3 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. :)