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Sri Lankan Kale Mallung

Kale Mallung -- a simple, easy to make yet very flavorful curry from Sri Lanka.
Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: sri lankan
Servings: 4 Servings


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 2 Dry Red chilies
  • 1 Large Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies, finely chopped
  • 1 Bunch of Kale, chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 3 tbsp Fresh or dry coconut, grated
  • To taste salt


  • Heat coconut oil in a large saute pan. Add mustard seeds, urad dal and dry red chilies -- cook till the seeds splutter.
  • Add the onion and green chili; saute till the onions are lightly browned around the edges.
  • Stir in the chopped kale and turmeric; cook for 8~10 minutes or until kale is tender and cooked through.
  • Finally stir in the grated coconut and salt. Mix well and cook for another 1~2 minutes. Serve hot with rice.
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