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.

Sarson ka Saag, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Shaheen Ali. Sarson ka Saag is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Sarson ka Saag is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Sarson ka Saag by Shaheen Ali is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Sarson ka Saag.

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 (2)

Leonard Carroll12 days ago

信じられないほどのレシピをありがとう。 私は東京出身です。 この料理はすぐに私たちのお気に入りになります。 オンラインカジノ登録ボーナスのウェブサイトで美味しいものを食べたり、ギャンブルをしたりすることをお勧めします。 それは多くの楽しみをもたらします。

Eve Morris22 days ago

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