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Sarso ka saag

Sarso ka saag

by Vandy M

Sarso Ka Saag is very famous dish from north India. Lots of leafy vegetables goes into this and serve with Makke ki roti.


        Serving:                       3- 4

        Cooking Time:           45-50 Mins

        Complexity:                Simple

        Taste:                          Spicy

Main Ingredients

Item Quantity
Chopped Mustard Leaves 4 Cups
Chopped Spinach Leaves 2 Cups
Chopped Methi Leaves 2 Cups
Chopped Cilantro 1 Cup
Chopped ginger 2 tablespoons
Chopped Garlic 2 tablespoons
Chopped tomatos 1/4 Cup
Green Chilies 1 teaspoon
Corn flour 2 tablespoons
Salt 1/2 teaspoon


Tadaka Ingredients

Item Quantity
Fine Chopped Onions 1/4 cup
Fine Chopped Ginger 2 tablespoons
Fine Chopped Garlic 4 tablespoons
Fine Chopped green chilies 1 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder 1/2 teaspoon
Heeng A pinch
Chopped Tomatoes 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
Ghee 5 tablespoons


  • Step 1

Put green vegetables of main ingredients, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and chilies in cooker, add corn flour. Add 1/4 cup of water and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Pressure cook these vegetables properly.

  • Step 2

Now  you need to blend boiled vegetables. Use of hand blander is better. We don't want to make paste, make sure it remain coarsely.


  • Step 1

Heat a frying pan, and add ghee in pan. Once ghee is hot, add cumin seeds, heeng. When splattering finishes, add onion and saute a little bit.

  • Step 2

Once onion is soft, add ginger, garlic and saute for another few mins, until it turns brown.

  • Step 3

Add turmeric powder, tomatoes and green chilies. Saute until tomatoes is totally mushy and you see oil is separating out.

  • Step 4

Now add all blended vegetables and adjust water a bit to make thick consistency.  You may want to add salt according to your taste.

  • Step 5

Mix well and let it cook for another 8-10 mins. Keep steering in between and your Sarso Ka Saag is ready to serve.


You surly want to serve Sarso ka Sag with Makke ki Roti. Both is inseparable combination. Always serve super hot Sarso ka Sag with a butter cube on top it. Everyone will keep on licking fingers and praising your cooking.

Sarso Ka Saag is very famous dish from north India. Lots of leafy vegetables goes into this and serve with Makke ki roti.

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