13
Jan

SARSON DA SAAG TE MAKKI DI ROTI

Food is very important to celebrate the Harvest festival of “Lohri”.. Sarson da saag te makki di roti is a pure Punjabi dish that is enjoyed by both Punjabis and non-Punjabis alike . This dish is regarded as the traditional way to prepare saag and is usually served with makki di roti, gur, achar, muli & pyaz. . It can be topped with either Makkhan or more traditionally with ghee .

SARSON DA SAAG

INGREDIENTS:

  • Mustard greens(Sarson da saag)           :           500 gms
  • Spinach leaves                                            :           150 gms
  • Bathua leaves                                             :           150 gms
  • Soya leaves(Dill leaves)                            :           50 gms
  • Pure Ghee                                                    :           2 tbsp
  • Ginger chopped                                          :           1 tablespoon(tbsp)
  • Garlic chopped                                           :           1  tbsp
  • Onion chopped                                           :           1 medium size
  • Tomato chopped                                        :           1 medium
  • Hing                                                               :           ¼ tea spoon
  • Salt                                                                 :           to taste
  • Chopped green chilli                                 :           1 tbsp

METHOD:

  • Clean all leaves with at least three water and also with warm water.
  • Drain all leaves and fine chop them.
  • Now add all leaves along with Sarson, chopped Ginger & garlic with salt, hing in pressure cooker.
  • Now put the cooker on gas stove and when one whistle comes on high flame then slow the flame and cook another 15 minutes.
  • When cooker pressure will come out then remove all materials from cooker and blend it .
  • Now heat the pure ghee in pan add onion and saute it till it becomes translucent,
  • Now add chopped tomato , chilli, and again saute till tomato  becomes soft and tender.
  • Now add Saag and simmer on low flame for 5-6 minutes.
  • Sarson da Saag is ready now,

MAKKI DI ROTI

INGREDIENTS:

  • Makki ka Ata(Flour)                      :           2 cups
  • Carom seeds                                    :           1 teas spoon
  • Salt                                                     :           to taste
  • Warm water for kneading           :           as require
  • Makkhan/Ghee                              :           1 tbsp for toppings

METHOD:

  • Sieve the Ata and add carom seeds m salt. Now add warm water little by little and knead a smooth dough.
  • Make a equal size ball and flatten it with your palms.
  • Sprinkle little flour and roll it into thick round shaped roti.
  • Place the rolled roti over the heated tawa and cook from both sides.
  • Server it hot and before serving spread either Butter or Ghee.

 TIPS:-   Server Sarson da saag te Makki di roti with Gur Muli & pyaz,