Sunday, August 16, 2009

South Indian Collard Greens and Remember Taiwan

Just a quick easy recipe today, Amma's collard greens, nice and simple and good for you.

  • Collard greens
  • coconut
  • mustard seeds
  • urad dal
  • chili
  • 1/2 onion
  • salt
  1. cut spinach and set aside
  2. pop mustard seeds in canola oil with urad dal and chili
  3. add onion and garlic and saute 
  4. then add the collard greens a little salt and coconut to taste
great with rice and dal.

Collard greens are a good source of Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Iron and Magnesium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

On a final note Kenny of chic eats posted today on the Taiwan typhoon victims, it made me stop and think so I donated to world visions disaster relief fund I love this charity as I have a heart for kids and the red cross is always a good one as well.


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