Monday, November 29, 2010

Mung Beans with Collard Greens

Collard Greens - 1 bunch
Green / Yellow Mung Beans - 3/4 cup
Turmeric - a pinch
Tomato - 1, chopped

Olive Oil - 1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Green chillies - 4, finely chopped
Pearl Onion - 10, peeled
Garlic - 4

Wash the collard greens well. Discard the thick stems and chop the leaves finely. Cook mung dal in a cooker with sufficient water along with salt, turmeric, tomato,collard greens till the dal is soft and done. Keep aside.

Heat oil in a skillet. Add cumin seeds, green chillies, grated garlic and pearl onions.

Saute till the onion becomes slightly caramelised.

Add the cooked dal and water, if required, and bring it to a boil. Cook till the desired consistency.

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