Top 10 Indian Greens for Healthy Meals
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)
- 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)
- 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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