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Collard Greens with Garam Masala


  • 1 bunch collard greens
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 green chili, chopped fine (optional)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • pinch of dried ginger
  • 1/2 tsp yellow mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • salt to taste


Trim and chop collard greens. Heat the oil, add the mustard seeds, stir and add the chili, and the dried ginger. After a few seconds, add the onion and saute. Add the collard greens and a pinch of salt, cook until wilted. Add a 1/2 cup of water, cover and cook for about 15 minutes on medium-low. Stir in garam masala, then serve.

B.O. Newsletter Week 29 2008