Gomen (Stewed Kale) Jump to Recipe - Print RecipeGomen is traditional Ethiopian stewed collard greens or kale. It is a deliciously flavourful way to eat your greens and is the perfect side dish to any meal. Do not omit the cardamom as that is what makes these greens taste so magical. Print Pin Gomen (stewed kale) This Ethiopian veggie recipe serves 2-4 as a side dish and takes about 15 minutes to prepare. Ingredients2 tbsp butter or ghee1 small onion, chopped2 cloves fresh garlic, minced1-2 inches fresh ginger, peeled and minced1 bunch kale, washed, trimmed and finely chopped1/2 cup waterpinch ground cardamomsalt to taste InstructionsMelt the butter or ghee over medium heat in a large frying pan. Once sizzling, add the onion and sauté until soft and slightly golden.Add the garlic and ginger and continue to sauté until slightly caramelized. Add the kale and water and immediately cover with a lid or pizza tray.Steam the kale for about 5 minutes or until it’s shrunken enough to stir around and is still bright green in colour.Add salt and ground cardamom and stir thoroughly so all the kale feels the heat of the frying pan bottom and the onion, garlic, ginger, are mixed through.Stir the kale mixture until soft and stewed. Add a splash of water if you don’t want any browned or crispy kale. Sprinkle with a pinch more salt and serve with naan or Injera, or as a side dish to any meal. By Savour Calgary|2023-06-27T12:27:43-06:00June 28th, 2023|Cooking, Fruits, Vegetables and other Produce, Global Cuisine, Recipes, Side Dishes|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! Facebook About the Author: Savour Calgary Related Posts Following nature’s rhythm and howl Gallery Following nature’s rhythm and howl Ginger Lime Lychee Pomegranate Punch Gallery Ginger Lime Lychee Pomegranate Punch Winter Squash Gallery Winter Squash Butternut Squash Soup Gallery Butternut Squash Soup Pumpkin Pasta Gallery Pumpkin Pasta Leave A Comment Cancel reply Recipe Rating Recipe Rating Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.