|Mustard Leaves (Sarson Ka Saag)||1 Bunch Of|
|Spinach Leaves (Palak Saag)||1/2 Bunch Of|
|Bathua Leaves (Bathua Saag)||1/2 Bunch Of|
|Chopped Ginger||Inch of|
|Green Chillies (Hari Mirch)||2|
|Salt||As per taste|
Sarson Da Saag Recipe is punjabi style recipe, made with combination of mustard leaves, spinach leaves and bathua leaves which is called rai(sarson) saag, palak saag and bathua saag in hindi. People also add little salgum to the recipe.
Sarson ( mustard) is used for tadka, to make gravy by grinding into paste. Sarson leaves are used for preparing saag. Oil is also extracted from mustard and used in daily cooking.
Sarson has a different taste. Whenever I visit my farm during winter it is full of sarson plants with small yellow flowers. It’s all together a different memory. It’s just beautiful scenery.
Today I went to market in morning and I have seen bunch of fresh mustard leaves (sarson saag). I could feel the freshness by smelling the leaves. I bought palak saag and bathua saag along with sarson saag to make sarson da saag.
Sarson saag is prepared by different methods in different region. The recipe which I m sharing is of punjabi sarson da saag recipe.
Sarson Da Saag Recipe:
- Chop one bunch of fresh mustard leaves (sarson saag), half bunch of spinach leaves (palak saag) and half bunch of bathua leaves.
- Wash the chopped saags with water nicely.
- Chop 1inch ginger and 1 onion and keep aside.
- Now in a vessel put little water, all three sag and 2 green chillies.Cover the lid and boil it for 25-30 minutes till the saag is completly cooked.
- Mash the saag nicely and keep aside.
- For tadka heat 4 teaspoon ghee in a kadhai.
- Add chopped ginger and stir.
- Add chopped onion in the kadhai and stir.Cook for few mins till onion becomes little soft. Don’t cook it for long onion should be slightly soft.
- Now add mashed saag in the kadhai and stir.
- Put salt as per your taste.
- Add 2-3 teaspoon corn flour (makkai atta) to the saag and mix.
- Put 1 teaspoon butter on it. Sarson da saag is ready to be served.
- Sarson da saag goes well with makkai ki roti which is made with corn flour.