Sarson Ka Saag

Sarson ka saag is undoubtedly the pride of the Punjabi recipes in winters when served with lot of homemade white butter along with makke ki roti.On the top of it, it’s very good for our health as well.So what are we waiting for for, let’s go and grab some mustard(sarson) and spinach(palak) leaves and start making this desi delicious dish from Punjab.


Refined Oil – 1 tbsp
Salted Butter or Pure ghee – 25 grams
Mustard(Sarson) Leaves – 500 grams
Spinach(Palak) Leaves – 250 grams
Finely Chopped Green Chillies – 2
Finely Chopped Garlic – 1/2 tbsp
Finely Chopped Ginger – 1/2 tbsp
Finely Chopped Onion – 1
Salt – As per taste
Lemon juice – 1/2 tbsp

How to prepare:
1. Chop mustard(sarson) and spinach(palak) and wash properly.
2. In a pressure cooker heat oil and then add mustard,spinach and green chillies and stir for some time(aprrox. 1-2 mins).
3. Then, add a cup of water along with ginger and garlic with salt as per taste and stir well.
4. Close the pressure cooker and let it get cooked for about 1 whistles.
5. Allow it to get cool and remove the excess water.
6. Grind the cooked mixture of leaves,green chiilies,ginger and garlic into rough paste.
7. In a pan melt butter or ghee and add onion and let it turn into golden brown, then add paste and stir well till the time it starts leaving oil.
8. Add lemon juice to it and stir once again. cook for about 2 more minutes.
9. Garnish it with grated butter or cheese and serve with makki ki roti and definitely get compliments from your loved once.

My next recipe will undoubtedly be “Makki Ki Roti”.

Published in: on February 4, 2009 at 9:15 pm  Leave a Comment  

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