Mustard Greens – Sarson ka Saag

A delicacy of North India especially Punjab which could be found on dinner tables across different class of people. It is high in nutrient value. In Punjab it is served with Maze bread/ chapattis.


Chopped mustard greens – 500gm

Onion chopped – 1 large

Tomato chopped – 1 large

Ginger & garlic paste – 1 tsp.

Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp

 Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt as per taste

Oil – 1 tbsp

Serve for 4 people

Preparation time 45 mins

Heat oil in a frying pan for few minutes and fry the onion and tomato, ginger and garlic paste till the mixture turn light brown. Now mix cumin, coriander, turmeric powders in a bowl and put in, fry all for five minutes. Add the chopped mustard greens, and cook for twenty five minutes on medium low heat with a cup of lukewarm water.
Do not add water instantly, as chopped mustard greens will leave water of their own. Add water if the mixture sticks.