Sarson Ka Saag


Sarson Ka Saag

Punjabi speciality made with Sarson (Mustard green/leaves)
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 3 people



  • Wash well both the leaves and leave it to drain.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Add both the leaves followed by ginger, garlic, green chillies, salt and water and stir for a few minutes.
  • Pressure cook up to 2 whistles.
  • Remove the lid and mash the whole contents very well.
  • :- You can also grind it to make it into a fine paste.
  • Heat ghee in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add onion and saute.
  • :- You can also add a pinch of asafoetida and saute.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder and saute well.
  • Add the mashed leaves or the ground paste and mix well.
  • Stir well and cook for a few mins.
  • Add the maize flour, red chilly powder and sugar.
  • Cook till the oil starts to separate.
  • Garnish with cheese (optional).
  • :- Serve hot with Makki ki roti.
  • :- You can also add 1/2 tsp of garam masala.
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Response (1)
  1. v
    viji February 16, 2007

    nice recipe, thanks a lot… was wondering what do do with this green leaves… helped me a lot…

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