Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe


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This famous recipe from north India is made with a combination of greens, namely spinach and mustard leaves. Mustard leaves have a unique flavour that is mildly bitter but quite pleasing to the palate. In order to decrease the bitterness, the mustard leaves are first cooked in boiling water with the spinach before being blended and sautéed with flavourful ingredients like tomatoes and onions. A dash of spice powders add more zing to this delicious subzi, making it a treat to the taste buds. Serve this delicious Sarson ka Saag with Makai ki Roti, to make a satiating north Indian meal.

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Ingredients
5 cups washed and chopped mustard leaves (sarson ke patte)
5 cups washed and chopped spinach (palak)
1 1/2 tbsp. roughly chopped green chillies
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder , optional
salt to taste

For Serving
makai ki roti
Method
  1. Boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan, add the mustard leaves, spinach and green chillies, mix well and cook on a high flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Strain using a strainer and drain well.
  3. Refresh it twice in enough cold water immediately and drain well again. Keep aside for 2 to 3 minutes to cool slightly.
  4. Blend in a mixer to a coarse mixture using ½ cup of water. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the garlic, ginger and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  7. Add the onions and again sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  8. Add the mustard leaves-spinach mixture, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Serve hot with makai ki roti.


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Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
5
 on 19 Feb 17 09:45 AM


I like all greens and Sarson ka saag. I add little red chilly because it change flavour
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Tarla Dalal    Delighted to hear that Maya you made improvisation and it turned out good. Do try more recipes and share your feedback. Happy Cooking!!!
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20 Feb 17 05:27 PM
Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
5
 on 21 Jan 17 07:45 PM


great recipe
Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
5
 on 20 Jan 17 05:47 PM


it was amazing.i loved it cuz i am a foodie.i suggest this recipe to all food lovers
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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21 Jan 17 08:44 AM
Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
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 on 04 Jan 17 09:20 AM


It''s really come out very well. Thank you
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Maya, We are very happy to know you loved the Sarson ka Saag recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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04 Jan 17 11:16 AM
Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
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 on 10 Nov 16 07:57 PM


This recipe is really very simple and l was looking for a quick simple recipe of sarson ka saag. Once l had a chance of tasting it in the restaurant and it was so delicious that I thought to prepare it. I prepared this dish and everyone relished it. So, l got their cheerful gesture in return. Thanks a lot. I would like to have some more recipes of northern India. Cooking is an art and it should be done with love which I tried after getting this simple method.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi We are very happy to know you have loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you liked them. Happy Cooking !!
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11 Nov 16 08:42 AM
Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
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 on 03 Nov 16 08:21 PM


Perfact n testy
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sarita, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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04 Nov 16 08:37 AM
Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
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 on 01 Nov 16 12:48 AM


A key ingredient is missing from this recipe. The addition of makki ka aata to the blended mustard leaves and spinach mix. Also wenever drain out the water in which we cook the leaves because we add vegetables like cartots or shalgham or mooli to the leaves.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Vandana, In this recipe we have not used what you have mentioned, however if you wish you can surely add.
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02 Nov 16 08:36 AM
Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
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 on 19 Jan 16 08:47 PM


Hi myself Kiran It''s North Indian seasonal dish. Recipes by Tarla dalal makes it easier. Thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Kiran. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
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20 Jan 16 09:18 AM
Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
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 on 12 Jan 16 03:58 PM


Truly a North Indian in a restaurant style. It''s a little on a spicier side, but that''s how this subzi is suppose to taste. I added the dhania-jeera powder which is optional here, and it tasted fab. The video also has some nice pointers on how to maintain bright green colour of subzi.