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Recipe of Sarson da Saag

Hetal Kamdar
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.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 513 kcal


  • 1 big bunch sarson leaves mustard leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 small bunch palak leaves spinach leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 small bunch bathua leaves Pigweed or goosefoot roughly chopped
  • 30 gms diced ginger and garlic
  • 8 green chilies
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 2 blanched tomatoes
  • 20 gms Makkai ka atta maize flour
  • 60 ml of mustard oil
  • 1 tsp jeera cumin seeds
  • Salt as per taste
  • 100 gms Makhan white butter
  • 100 gms jaggery to serve


  • 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.


Sodium: 546mgCalcium: 86mgVitamin C: 30mgVitamin A: 1440IUSugar: 29gFiber: 5gPotassium: 350mgCalories: 513kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 19gPolyunsaturated Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 6gFat: 36gProtein: 3gCarbohydrates: 47gIron: 1mg
Keyword creamed spiced greens, mustard greens, sarso da saag, Sarson ka saag recipe
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