MAKKI DI ROTI N SARSON DA SAAG, IS A TRADITIONAL PUNJABI DISH. THIS IS ONE OF MY FAMILY'S FAVORITIE. A VERY HEALTHY AND EASY TO COOK RECIPE IS BEST IN WINTER. IT'S A VERY GUD EXPERIENCE WHILE PREPARING IT AND FEEL THE AWESOME FRAGRANCE OF PUNJAB IN MY KITCHEN.
Makki Di Roti Ingredients :-
Makki ki Atta (Maize flour) - 2 cups
Gehun ki Atta (Wheat Flour) - 1/2 cup
Ajwain (Carrom) Seeds - 1 tsp
Chopped Coriander Leaves
Chopped Green Chillies - 3-4 nos.
Grated Ginger - 1' inch
Salt to taste
Cooking Oil - 1 tsp
Warm water - 1 cup Or as needed
Ghee / Oil for frying
Take all the ingredients together in a bowl and knead a soft pliable dough. Cover with a wet muslin cloth for just 10-15 minutes. Divide the dough into equal balls and roll with a rolling pin very carefully. Or you can make it by pressing between your palm very slowly. Heat a tawa or pan and cook on a low-medium flame, with or without a brushing of oil/ghee. Now its ready to eat..
Sarson Da Saag Ingredients :-
Sarson Saag (Mustard Leaves) - 1 bunch
Palak Saag (Spinach Leaves) - 1/2 bunch
Chopped Onion - 1 big size
Chopped Ginger - 1 tsp
Chopped Garlic (Gud qnty) - 3-4 tsp
Chopped Green Chillies - 1 tsp (as your choice)
Tomato chopped or Puree - 3 nos.
Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Makki ki Atta - 1-2 tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee / Oil - 2 tsp
Butter - 1 tsp
First clean, wash and chop both the Saag clearly. Boil with 1 cup water, add 1' inch ginger, 4-5 garlic cloves and 2 green chilles for 5-10 minutes in a pressure cooker or deep pan. Drain it and allow to cool. Blend it in a blender or hand blender. Now heat 1 tsp Ghee/Oil and 1 tsp Butter in a deep pan. Add chopped onion, chopped ginger-garlic, green chilli and saute for a minute. Add tomato puree, all dry masalas and cook till oil separates from masala in a medium flame. Pour the Saag Puree and cook for 8-10 minutes. Add maize flour at the middle of the time and again let it cook. Add little butter on it and switch off the flame. Serve this healthy and yummy typical Punjabi Dish with Mixed Salad-Nimbu ka Achaar and lil extra Sliced Onion.