Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Creamy Kale and Corn

This creamy kale and corn is a creamy and delicious curry, perfect gluten-free side for holidays. This is an excellent way to add healthy kale in meal as it is rich and creamy as well as mild. This curry is filled with nutrition both from corn as well as kale.

This recipe used curly kale and is simple to make. Any kale variety can be used here. Rice flour is used for thickening the curry which makes the curry gluten-free. All purpose flour can also be used if preferred. Thai chilies give the heat and it can be adjusted as per the taste. With mild and creamy flavors this will be loved by kids as well as adults. 

This is perfect to dunk a roll and eat or scoop with a flatbread. They are also amazing with rice. This is a perfect side for any occasion. Sides are an integral part of Holiday entertainment and Heather is hosting an event for the same. We share over twenty recipes for sides this week. Ceck the link at the bottom of the page for fellow bloggers recipes.

For a vegan version, check the Creamy, Vegan Spinach and Baby Corn Curry, which is also equally delicious. Kale is an amazing leafy vegetable which can be included in many ways in our diet. Check the following kale  recipes:


Kale -5 cups, chopped, packed
Corn - 1.5 cups
Onion - 3/4 cup, finely chopped
Garlic - 1 tbsp, finely chopped
Ginger - 1 tbsp, finely chopped
Thai chilies - 4 to6, finely minced
Butter - 1 tbsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin - 1 tsp
Bay leaf - 1
Heavy cream -1 cup
Water - 1.5 cups
Rice flour - 1 tsp


Heat butter in a heavy bottomed pan. Add the bay leaf, cumin, and fennel seeds and fry for 30 seconds. Add the finely chopped Thai chilies, ginger, garlic, and saute for a minute. 

Add the onions and saute for 3 minutes till it becomes translucent. 

Add the chopped kale and saute for a minute. It will reduce in quantity.

Add the corn, salt, and sugar. Mix well and add the water. Cook for about 7 minutes, till the kale is cooked.

Make a slurry of rice flour and 3 tablespoons water. Add this to the pan followed by cream. Mix well. 

Simmer for a mnute.

Transfer to serving bowl. Serve with flatbreads, rolls, or rice.

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  1. This sounds really flavorful. What a great side dish.

  2. Sounds delicious and so flavorful

  3. I love how easy this side dish is to prepare.

  4. This may be the recipe that finally tempts me to try kale!

  5. I love creamed spinach and never thought using kale or adding corn! So yummy!

  6. Love the Green and gold! I could serve this at a Packer party!

  7. I'm always down to try a creamed recipe. Love the idea of kale too. Great find!

  8. What an interesting combination of flavors! I love both and never though to put them together. Yum!