Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti Recipe

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!

750 gm sarson saag
250 gm palak saag
250 gm bathua saag
2 cups water salt pinch
1 1/2 cup makki atta
4 green chilly
25 gm ginger
2 onions
6 cloves of garlic
100 gm apna banaspati ghee
1/2 tsp red pepper powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp coriander powder
Makki ki roti
1/2 kg makki atta
Water for kneading
Apna Banaspati Ghee for frying


1.Add the three saags, salt and water into pressure cooker & cook over low heat for 1 1/2 hours.
2.Squeeze out saag and keep saag water aside. Mash saag 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 & 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.

1.Knead the makki atta until it becomes a ball, add atta to dry it & knead.
2.Heat the tava and add a little apna banaspati ghee so that it does not stick.
3.Make round shapes of makki roti on chakla & carefully transfer to the tava.
4.Cook with apna banaspati ghee till golden brown.
5.Serve with hot sarson da saag and gur and white butter.

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