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Indian Kale with Chickpeas

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a delicious way to cook kale if you are running out of ideas, and it goes great with Indian dishes like dal. Make sure not to overcook the greens!"
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25 m servings 212
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add onion and chile pepper; saute until onion is tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Add chickpeas, cumin, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, and salt; saute for 5 minutes. Pour in a splash of water, followed by lemon zest and juice. Season further to taste if desired.
  2. Fold kale into the mixture until just wilted, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and serve.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can use a green chile pepper instead of red if preferred.
  • Feel free to substitute spinach, chard, or other greens for kale if you like.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 212 calories; 8.5 30.9 6.4 0 386 Full nutrition

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Fantastic and bursting with flavor. No changes needed! I served this over basmati rice for a tasty and quick weeknight meal. The only change I made was to use a green chile since the store I sto...