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  By posted Nov 12th 2012
Recipes

Mustard Leaves (Sarso)


“Sarso da saag de makki di roti” and much more to offer; viz. – outstanding source of β-carotene (highest amongst all), Vitamin K. A good source of Vitamin C (¾ of RDA), Iron (½ of RDA) and Calcium (1/3 of RDA).

Sarson da Saag – (serves 4, 75 kcals/serving)


Ingredients



  • 1 bunch of mustard leaves, chopped

  • 1 bunch of spinach, chopped

  • 1 medium onion, grated

  • ½ tsp ginger, grated

  • ½ tsp garlic, finely chopped

  • 3 green chillies, finely chopped

  • ½ tbsp lemon juice

  • Salt to taste

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • ½ tsp garam masala

  • 1 tbsp maize flour (makai ka atta)



Method



  • Heat the oil in a pressure cooker.

  • Add mustard leaves, spinach, green chillies, ginger and garlic and stir well.

  • Add few pinches of salt and water.

  • Pressure cook till done (2 whistles).

  • Cool and then blend the above mixture to coarse paste.

  • Heat ghee in a pan, add onion and saute till brown.

  • Add the green paste, garam masala, maize flour and lemon juice.

  • Stir well and cook till the oil starts leaving the sides.

  • Serve hot with makki ki roti.

 

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