Manchester Urban Diggers’ kale bhajis

Kale is a biennial plant that grows in abundance at Platt Fields Market Garden, a community garden in Manchester, feeding our visitors all year round. Not only is it a plentiful vegetable that’s easy to grow, it’s also high in Vitamin C, which is great for our immune systems particularly in the colder months.

30 minutes
Makes ten bhajis


  • 80g of chickpea flour
  • 200g kale leaves, shredded
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 chili, chopped (optional)
  • Water for the batter
  • 1 litre oil for deep fry


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