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Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti

About Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti Recipe: The classic Punjabi dish: Sarsoon da saag te makki di roti. Best had with some white butter, jaggery or honey.


For Saag:

  • 750 gms sarson saag
  • 250 gms palak saag
  • 250 gms bathua saag
  • 2 cups water with a pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 cup makki atta
  • 4 Green chilli
  • 25 gms ginger
  • 2 Onions
  • 6 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper powder
  • 100 gms ghee
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder

For Makki ki Roti:

  • 1/2 kg makki Atta
  • Water (for kneading)
  • Ghee (for frying)

Prepare the Saag:

1.Add the three saags, salt and water into pressure cooker & cook over low heat for 1 1/2 hours.

2.After that Squeeze out saag and keep saag water aside.Mash it in the cooker until coarsely ground, and add makki atta and stir.

3.Put back saag water and a little fresh water & boil over slow fire.

4.Add green chillies & ginger and cook till saag gets thick.

5.For tadka, add chopped onions, ginger, garlic, red pepper powder; garam masala, dhania & saute until onions are light brown.

6.Mix into saag & garnish with julienne of ginger fried in ghee.

Prepare Makki ki Roti:

1.Knead the makki atta until it becomes a ball, add atta to dry it & knead.

2.Heat the tava and add a little ghee so that it does not stick.

3.Make round shapes of makki roti on chakla & carefully transfer to the tava.

4.Cook with ghee till golden brown.

5.Serve with hot sarson da saag and gur and white butter.

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