Makki ki roti with sarson ka saag | How to make Makki ki roti with sarson ka saag

By Bindiya Sharma  |  27th Oct 2015  |  
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About Makki ki roti with sarson ka saag Recipe

Special winter brunch..mooli stuffed makki ki roti with sarson ka saag, butter and jaggery! Delicious, wholesome and organic!!

Makki ki roti with sarson ka saag

Ingredients to make Makki ki roti with sarson ka saag

  • 1 bunch tender mustard greens/leaves
  • 1 bunch spinach leaves
  • 1 cup methi leaves
  • 1 cup radish leaves(tender ones)
  • 2 onions peeled and chopped
  • 4 tomatoes chopped
  • garlic- 1 tsp chopped
  • ginger- 1 tsp chopped
  • 5 green chillies
  • 3 tbsp maize flour(makki ka atta)
  • salt to taste
  • for the mooli wali makki ki roti-
  • 2 cups Maize flour(makki ka atta)
  • 1/4 cup wholewheat flour
  • Carom seeds(ajwain)- 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • Grated radish- 1/2 cup
  • For the tempering on saag-
  • 1/2 TSP CHOPPED garlic
  • 1/2 TSP CHOPPED ginger
  • 1 onion
  • ghee- 4 tbsp

How to make Makki ki roti with sarson ka saag

  1. Preparing the saag- Wash, sort and chop all the greens making sure that no dirt is there.Combine in a large pressure cooker.
  2. Add in the onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, green chillies. No need to add water as the greens leave water. Close the lid of the cooker and let cook for 7-8 whistles. Switch off and let cool.
  3. After 15 minutes, open the lid and add salt and maize flour, let cook on a slow flame, mashing well at the same time till saag is dry and mashed thoroughly. Texture should be velvety smooth.
  4. Prepare the tempering- Heat ghee, add the ginger, garlic and onions and cook till golden. Pour on top of the saag.
  5. for makki rotis- Combine maize flour, wholewheat flour, carom seeds and salt. Knead by adding a little grated radish at a time. Knead well till a smooth dough is formed.
  6. Pinch off balls and roll out between two sheets of thick polythene. Carefully cook till golden and crisp on both sides.
  7. Serve with a dollop of butter and some jaggery on the side.

Reviews for Makki ki roti with sarson ka saag (13)

Vaishali Sankhayan2 years ago

Tried this recipe. Loved it. I added red chillies to the tadka for some flavour and used thick green chillies which are not spicy.

Seema Ghangale2 years ago

Poora punjabi type ka nahi hai but nice recipe

Jyoti Rathod2 years ago


Shital Sharma2 years ago

Nice recipe

Pihu Bharti2 years ago


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Priyanka Bapardekar3 years ago


Veena Kalia3 years ago

very tasty

Zeenath Muhammad Amaanullah3 years ago

super yum brunch..:blush:

Soma AGRAWAL3 years ago