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Sarson ka saag

Sarson ka saag is a popular vegetable dish in the Punjab region of Pakistan and India made from mustard leaves (sarson) and spices.

Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time2 hrs
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Author: hindustanisakhisaheli


  • 1-2 bunch mustard leaves
    2 medium sized onions, chopped
    3 medium sized tomatoes, chopped
    Ginger paste-1 tsp 2 green chilies, chopped
    ½ tsp red chili powder
    Pinch of hing/asafoetida
    2 to 3 cups water
    2 tbsp maize flour
    salt as required
    1 medium sized onion, finely chopped

    1 to 2 tbsp oil , 3 bowls of cooked saag


  • 1)Put saag in a pressure cooker , add all the ingredients except for maize flour.
    2)Cook and wait for at least 2 whistles.

    3)Blend cooked saag along with the stock and maize flour in a blender.blend till smooth.

    4)Take some small pan, heat oil or ghee.Add the chopped onions and fry them till light brown.

    5)Add the prepared saag. stir and simmer for a couple of minutes.stir ocaasionally.
    6)Serve sarson ka saag hot topped with butter & Makki di roti