Recipe of Sarson da Saag
Sarson da saag (Sarson ka saag, in Hindi, Urdu) is a popular vegetable dish in the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan made from mustard leaves (sarson) and spices.
Boil 2 liters of water in a pan. Put the sarson ( Mustard leaves), palak (Spinach), bathua (Pigweed) ginger, garlic, green chilies, onions and tomatoes in the boiling water.
Reduce the flame and simmer until the greens are tender.
Remove the pan from the heat and strain all the greens. Once it is cooled down blend all the ingredients in a mixer until smooth.
Add maize flour and salt in the saag and cover with a lid and simmer over very low heat,
Stirring at regular intervals.
Add the mustard oil and jeera tadka on the saag once it is cooked.
Transfer it to a bowl and garnish with a dollop of white butter and onion slices if you wish.
Serve it hot with jaggery and Makki ki roti.
Calories: 513kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 3gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 9gMonounsaturated Fat: 19gSodium: 546mgPotassium: 350mgFiber: 5gSugar: 29gVitamin A: 1440IUVitamin C: 30mgCalcium: 86mgIron: 1mg