Wednesday, May 29, 2013

MOOLI WITH SARSON KA SAAG


This is a very simple mooli sabzi with very few ingredients and spices. It hardly takes any time to cook. Mom used to make this sabzi specially in winters when we got those tender and juicy ones with greens. Here in Brazil we do get the radishes but the leafy part is always cut off. Today I have made this dish with some fresh sarson ka saag  (mustard greens) grown in my kitchen garden to replace the mooli greens. I always plant methi but I have tried growing sarson for the first time.

Ingredients:
Radish / Mooli  .... 1 large
Sarson ka saag ... 2 cups
Methi leaves ..... handful (optional)
Coriander leaves .. handful
Green chillies ..... 3-4
Cumin seeds .... 1 tbsp
Asafoetida ...... a generous pinch
Turmeric powder .. 1/4 tsp
Cumin powder ..... 1 tsp
Salt ...... to taste
Lemon juice.... 1-2 tbsps
Oil / ghee .... 2-3 tbsps  ( ghee gives a better taste )


Method:
1. Scrape and cut the mooli into small pieces.
2. Wash the greens and chop them finely.
3. In a pan, heat oil / ghee. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida.
4. When they crackle add the greens and saute.
5. Now tip in the mooli pieces, green chillies, salt, cumin powder and turmeric powder.
6. Saute for a minute. Sprinkle some water and simmer to cook.
7. To finish it squeeze the lemon juice, stir and it is done.
Serve it with Rotis / Theplas / Bhakri / Puris 


26 comments:

  1. That's a new version to me... Thanks...

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  2. Mooli with sarson ka saag sounds interesting and flavorful Shobha.. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  3. so delicious... Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...
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  4. very new recipe to me looks healthy one...

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  5. such a tempting and inviting recipe

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  6. Never cooked with sarson ka saag,this dish looks healthy and completely new.

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  7. till now i never used sarson ka saag... hope to try in future for sure... Thanks for sharing and linking in my event...

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  8. Very interesting recipe. Looks delicious.

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  9. Aaahha, what a mouth-watering recipe! Delicious!

    today's post:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/06/karela-subzi-stir-fried-bitter-gourd.html

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  10. i always use mooli bhaji for this subji, will surely add now sarson in it.

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  11. Simple rustic curry. I love it dear.
    Thanks for linking it to Cook Like Mom Event.

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    1. Thanks for liking and it is always a pleasure to participate in your events.

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