How to Cook Sarson Ka Saag: English - Urdu Recipe

How to Cook Sarson Ka Saag: English – Urdu Recipe

How to Cook Sarson Ka Saag

How to Cook Sarson Ka Saag

Ingredients:

  1. Mustard greens – 1 kg (Sarson leaves)
  2. Bathua – 200gm
  3. Spinach – ½ kg
  4. Green chillies – 6 roughly chopped
  5. Ginger – 1 inch roughly chopped
  6. Water – 2 cups

Method:

  • Wash thoroughly all the greens in water and let the extra water drain through a sieve.
  • Chop all the leaves of mustard, bathua and spinach and keep them separately aside.
  • Take a big pot, 2 cups of water, bring to boil and add a tsp of oil, mustard greens, chopped bathua, spinach leaves, green chillies and ginger, cook until the leaves are tender.
  • Do not cover the vessel with lid otherwise you will lose the beautiful green colour of the greens.
  • Better to cook in pressure cooker, to save green colour of vegetables.
  • Now grind it into a coarse puree, do not grind it to a smooth paste.

For Bighar:

  1. Onion – 1 finely chopped
  2. Ghee or oil – ¾ cup
  3. Garlic – 5 cloves chopped
  4. Ginger – 1 tbsp finely chopped
  5. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  6. Dry red whole chilli – 6 to 8
  7. Tomato – 3 blended
  8. Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  9. Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp
  10. Sugar – 1 tsp
  11. Salt – to taste
  12. Corn meal – ¼ cup
  13. Fresh butter – 2 tbsp for serving

Method:

  • In a pot or pan heat ¾ cup ghee or oil, heat it up and add chopped onion, cumin seeds, red whole chilli, finely chopped ginger and garlic, fry till slightly brown.
  • Then add blended tomato and fry for 1 minute.
  • Then add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, ground puree and salt, fry well.
  • Then add corn meal and cook on dum for 5 minutes.
  • When the fat gets separated switch off the flame.
  • Serve with fresh butter and squeeze in lemon juice.





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