Sarson ka Saag


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Simply follow the steps here and recreate the favorite sarson ka saag at home and enjoy it with makke ki roti (breads made from maize flour). The sarson ka saag is prepared from mustard greens and taste heavenly with dollops of butter added on the top.

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Makes 3 to 4 servings
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1 bunch of mustard leaves (sarson ka saag)
1 bunch of spinach (palak)
1 onion , grated
1/2 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
3 green chillies , finely chopped
1 tbsp grated processed cheese or grated (optional)
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste
1 cup water
2 tbsp ghee
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp maize flour (makai ka atta)

  1. Chop spinach and mustard leaves,wash them and drain.
  2. Heat oil in the pressure cooker.
  3. Add drained greens, green chillies and stir.
  4. Add ginger and garlic.
  5. Add few pinches of salt and water.
  6. Pressure cook till done(2 whistles).
  7. Keep aside to cool and then blend to a coarse paste in a mixer.
  8. Heat ghee in a pan, add onion and saute till brown.
  9. Add the coarse paste,garam masala,maize flour and lemon juice.
  10. Stir well and cook till the oil starts to separates.
  11. Garnish with cheese.
  12. Serve hot with makki ki roti or paratha.
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This recipe was contributed by vinodsharma on 13 Apr 2012

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