Sarson Ka Saag / Mustard Greens curry

sarson ka saag

     Leafy Mustard is indeed one of the most nutritious green leafy vegetable. Sarson Ka Saag / mustard greens curry is a popular and a healthy Punjabi dish. It has a unique flavor and taste of Mustard greens. sarson dish is traditionally topped with butter and sarson ka saag goes well with Makki Ki Roti and also chapathi.



  •       1 Bunch of Mustard Greens
  •       1/2 Cup of Spinach
  •       1 Boiled Potato 
  •       1 Chopped Onion
  •       1 Tbsp of Finely Chopped Ginger
  •       3 Garlic Cloves(Chopped)
  •       1 Chopped Tomato
  •       2 Green Chillies(Chopped)
  •       1 Tsp of Chilly Powder
  •       1/2 Tsp of Turmeric
  •       1/2 Tsp of Garam Masala
  •       1 Tbsp Fried Onions(optional)
  •       1/2 Tsp of Sugar
  •       1 Tbsp of Dried Methi Leaves(optional)
  •       2-3 Tbsp of Oil 
  •       Salt and Water as needed


  • Wash the greens thoroughly in water and Chop it roughly. Keep it aside.
  • Boil and chop the potato and keep it aside.
  • Heat a pan with 2 cups of water, bring it to rolling boil. Now add the greens and chopped ginger to the water, keep it uncovered for 5 mins, wait until leaves are tender.
  • Now turn off the stove. Immediately, “shock” the blanched leaves in cold water and drain the excess of water. 
  • On the other side heat a pan with oil, add green chillies and garlic. Saute for few mins.
  • Add onions and salt, saute for few mins until onions turns transparent.
  • In a medium flame, add chilly powder, turmeric and garam masala. Saute for few secs.
  • Add tomato puree or chopped tomato and little water. Fry for few mins. Keep it covered and cook for 3 mins until oil separates. Turn off the stove.
  • Take a blender/mixie, add the greens, onion-tomato mixture and fried onions. Grind it coarsely.
  • Heat a pan with little oil, add the ground puree, boiled and chopped potato, dried methi, little sugar, water and salt. Cook in medium flame for another 3-4 mins and switch off the stove.
  • Hot Sarson Ka Saag is ready to serve. 


  • Serve hot with Makki Ki Roti
  • Adding fried onions gives little sweetness to the dish.
sarson ka saag with makki ki roti

 Health Benefits of Sarson Ka Saag

  • Storehouse of Phytonutrients.
  • Rich in Vitamin A, K, antioxidants and folic acid.


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