Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe / Sarson Ka Saag / How To Make Sarson Ka Saag

Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe is Punjabi Traditional Dish. This typically Punjabi (North Indian) dish tastes really nice with Makki Ki Roti and a fresh butter. It is made by using green leafy vegetable, tomato, ginger paste and green chili, seasoning with mustard seed and garnish with butter or mustard oil.

  •  Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3
  • Skill Level: Medium


  • Sarson Leaves (Wash and Finely Chopped) – 2 cup
  • Chopped Tomato – 1 cup
  • Chopped Green Chili – 1-2 nos.
  • Ginger Paste – 1/2 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • A Pinch Asafoetida –
  • Cumin Seed – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tbsp
  • Besan Flour – 1 tbsp
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/4 tbsp
  • Butter (for garnish) – 2 tbsp
  • Mustard Seed – 1/2 tbsp


  • Cook the sarson leaves in the cooker, with little water and salt, boil it.
  • Cook it till leaves gets soft and allow to cool.
  • In a grinder, add cooked sarson leaves and make a coarse paste, keep aside.
  • In a grinder, add tomato, green chili and ginger, make a fine paste and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame, add hing, mustard seed and cumin seed, fry for 3-4 min.
  • Add turmeric powder and gram flour, fry for 3-4 min.
  • Add the tomato paste, red chili powder and fry the spices it till oil separates from them.
  • Add the grinded sarson leaves and boil it, cook for 7-8 min.
  • Garnish with butter on top.
  • Serve hot punjabi sarson ka saag with makki ki roti.
PUNJABI SARSON KA SAAG RECIPE was last modified: March 24th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes