Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
Recipe type: Main
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Sarson Ka Saag Recipe with stepwise instructions.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1 cup water for blanching greens
  • 1 tbsp clarified butter
  • 2 whole kashmiri red chilies
  • a pinch of asofoetida
  • 1 tbsp caraway seed (optional)
  • 2 green chilies chopped finely
  • 2 inch ginger chopped into julienne
  • 8 garlic cloves chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp garam masala powder (optional)
  • 2 bunch of mustard greens (sarson) around 1kg
  • 1 bunch of spinach green (palak) around 500 gms
  • 1 bunch of dill leaves around 300 gms
  • 1 tomato chopped into chunks (optional)
  • 1 tbsp maize flour
  • salt as per taste
How to make the recipe?
  1. Wash and chop all greens. Take a vessel add 1 cup of water add all the chopped greens to it. Cook for 20-25 mins Or until all
  2. the water evaporates. Allow the blanched leaves to cool down.
  3. Take another pan dry roast the maize flour till it starts emitting nice aroma. Switch off the gas and keep the roasted maize
  4. flour aside.
  5. Once the blanched leaves cool down. Combine tomato chunks with the leaves and grind them into a processor until smooth puree
  6. formed.
  7. Transfer the tomato-greens puree into a wok Or vessel. Place on medium heat also add the roasted maize flour. Cook until it
  8. starts leaving the edges of the pan. If its sticking to the bottom add little water and stir nicely.
  9. For tempering take clarified butter (ghee) in a small vessel. Once its hot add caraway seeds, whole red kashmiri chilies,
  10. asofoetida, green chilies, ginger julienne and garlic cloves.
  11. Saute all nicely lastly add salt and garam masala powder for seasoning and flavor. Switch off the gas serve hot with a dollop
  12. of white butter, clarified butter Or butter along with makki ki roti.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 6 to 8 people
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at