Sarson ka Saag | How to make Sarson ka Saag

By Shaheen Ali  |  14th Apr 2016  |  
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About Sarson ka Saag Recipe

Sarson da saag or Sarson ka saag, is a popular dish in the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. Made from mustard leaves (sarson) and spices. The dish is regarded as the traditional way to make saag and is usually served with makki di roti (literally "unleavened cornbread". It can be topped with either butter (unprocessed white or processed yellow butter) or more traditionally with ghee (clarified butter). Some spinach (called palak in Punjabi) may be added to enhance color and thicken the dish, even if this might alter the taste.

The delicious and mouthwatering Sarson ka Saag is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Sarson ka Saag is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Sarson ka Saag. Shaheen Ali shared Sarson ka Saag recipe which can serve 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Sarson ka Saag. Try this delicious Sarson ka Saag recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Shaheen Ali of Sarson ka Saag by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Sarson ka Saag can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Sarson ka Saag with other users

Sarson ka Saag

Ingredients to make Sarson ka Saag

  • Sarson ka saag / mustard leaves - 1 1/2 bunch
  • Palak / spinach - 1/2 bunch
  • onion - 2
  • garlic 5-6 pods
  • Green chilies - 4
  • tomatoes - 4
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chili powder - 1 tsp
  • salt - as needed
  • Oil/ Ghee/ butter - 4 tbsp
  • Milk - 4-5 tbsp (optional)

How to make Sarson ka Saag

  1. Pluck leaves of sarson and palak, wash them in running water and drain excess water. Keep aside.
  2. Roughly chop the onions, garlic and keep aside.
  3. Pressure cook the sarson and palak leaves along with garlic, green chilies, chopped tomatoes, chopped onions and a little turmeric and salt.
  4. Drain water and keep aside to cool.
  5. Add everything in a mixer grinder and make a fine paste.
  6. Heat ghee or oil in a wok and add finely chopped onions and saute it till the raw smell goes away.
  7. Pour in the sarson paste into it and add a little milk. This will increase the volume and also give a mild taste to the saag.
  8. Check salt and add more if required. Lower the gas flames and close the lid and cook for a few minutes.
  9. Once the saag is done and you can smell the aroma all around, turn off the gas flame and serve hot with dollop of butter on the saag along with Makki ki roti, pickle and chaas.

Reviews for Sarson ka Saag (15)

abhishek shukla2 months ago


Bhavna Mehta2 months ago

Very nice taste

Kanchan Punjabi5 months ago

Easy method ty

tista ghosh7 months ago


Yasmin Saiyed9 months ago

Wow superb

Bibha Sinhaa year ago

Very nice

Tultul Senguptaa year ago

So many thanks for this nice recepi.

Rashmi Nigama year ago

Delicious dish

Saba Rehmana year ago


Megha Yadava year ago

Nice recipe I will try this definitely

Sharmila Ravi Karthikeyana year ago

Thank you

Meeta Aroraa year ago


Neeru Sharma2 years ago


neetu tiwari2 years ago

very nice

Shaheen Ali2 years ago


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