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Posted 7/15/2011 9:04am by Gregg Keckler.

Curried Collard Greens with Lentils Recipe


Total: 1 hour

Active: 20 minutes

Makes: 4 servings




1.5 tbsp ghee (or butter)

2 cloves garlic

1 inch piece of ginger, finely chopped

2 medium red onions

1 cup lentils

14oz can diced tomatoes

1.5 tbsp curry powder

1 tsp turmeric

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp mango powder (optional)

cayenne pepper (to taste)

3 carrots, thinly sliced

1 large bunch Collard Greens, chopped

Basmati Rice



  1. Cover lentils with 2 cups of water, and boil 30 minutes, or until cooked.
  2. Meanwhile, sautee the onion, garlic, and ginger in the ghee.
  3. When the onion is soft, add the sliced carrots, and sautee for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the spices, canned tomatoes, chopped collard greens and cooked lentils. Simmer for 25 minutes, or until collard greens are done. You may need to add a little water if there isn’t enough in the canned tomatoes.