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Sarso Ka Saag & Makki Ki Roti -Traditional Dish Of Punjab

4 from 1 vote

Mention Punjabi food and the first thing that comes to mind is make ki roti and sarson ka saag. Punjabi cuisine is like the Punjabis themselves.
It is simple, sizable and hearty - with no unnecessary frills. Besides the long preparation time, these vitamin rich dishes also require a lot of time to cook.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Recipe Taste Salty, Spicy
Servings 3


  • 1/2 kg Sarso ka saag
  • 1/4 kg Palak
  • 1/4 kg Bathua
  • 100 gm Methi
  • 2 tbsp Makki atta
  • 2 Onion- chopped
  • 6 to 7 cloves Garlic-
  • 1 tbsp Ginger grated
  • 50 gm Green chili
  • Butter or desi ghee for tadka
  • Salt to taste

For makki ki roti

  • 2 cups Maize Flour
  • Water


  • Roughly chop the cleaned, washed leaves of Sarson, Spinach (don't remove spinach stalks) and Bathua. Pressure cook for 1 hour. Cool and coarsely puree in a food processor. Add makki ka atta green chilies and paste of ginger to this sag.
  • Add salt. Cook for 10-15 minutes . In a pan heat 1 tsp butter and oil. Add ,chopped garlic and onion. Sauté till onions become translucent. Add chopped tomato to it and cook till butter comes out .Add sag to it and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add lukewarm water to flour and knead with palms. Pat each ball into a small round Roti between your palms, or make rotis by patting on a flat surface or on a plastic sheet taking care that the Roti is not too thin.
  • Heat tawa (griddle) and cook the rotis from both sides apply ghee. Top up with butter and serve with sag.
  • It is ready to eat. Serve piping hot with makki di roti

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 460 kcal | Carbohydrates: 92 g | Protein: 21 g | Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 199 mg | Potassium: 1838 mg | Fiber: 18 g | Sugar: 8 g | Vitamin A: 22527 IU | Vitamin C: 216 mg | Calcium: 671 mg | Iron: 8 mg

Santosh Bangar
Santosh Bangar

I am food blogger. Post only vegetarian recipes of different cuisine

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