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Dark Green Leafy Veggies Recipes.

Discussion in 'Recipe Central' started by sneha1985, Jan 25, 2021.

  1. sneha1985

    sneha1985 Gold IL'ite

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    Hello,

    Trying to incorporate more dark green leafy veggies in my diet now via curries. I feel this will also help me in my weight loss. Want to reduce the starchy vegetables as much as possible.

    Anyways, while growing up I never liked green leafy veggies and wasn't as common at my home. Only green leafy vegetables I have had so far in curries is:

    - Amaranth (difficult to find in US, let me know if you know where can I buy them. Small Indian grocery stores don't carry it.. Only place I found it was at a big Indian grocery store which is an hour away from my place.)
    - Palak in Palak Paneer or Aloo palak.
    - Methi in Aloo Methi or Besan Methi

    Please share ideas of more green leafy veggies curry.
     
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  2. KashmirFlower

    KashmirFlower IL Hall of Fame

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    Simple ones I do : start with tadka , onion, tomato, garlic and washed green leaves. Cook Till the leaves and tomato get soft.
    Mixed greens or single type , Tastes good.
     
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  3. MalStrom

    MalStrom IL Hall of Fame

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    I have found amaranth in Asian markets but the leaves are bigger and tougher than the ones we get in India so I don’t buy them.
    I like collard greens. They need a long time to cook but they are very tasty. I cook them using the Kashmiri “haak” recipe.
     
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    Saahasi Silver IL'ite

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    Palak dal, amranthus tomato dal, amarsnthus moong dal fry,palak soup, methi chicken curry, methi aloo curry, palak roti, Swiss chard tadka fry, palak or amaranthus besan+ lobia cheela, moong dal palak pakore/vada, keerai vada, methi tepla, hara bara veg cutlets/ kababs, hara bara paneer or chicken tikka made with mixed greens( methi, palak, mint, coriander leaves), palak pakora.
     

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