The Ultimate Punjabi Comfort food during winters has to be Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti. Add a dollop of hot Ghee and some Jaggery on the Makki Ki Roti to complete this Punjabi meal. This meal is widely made in almost all the North Indian Households, especially Punjabi during winters. You can even enjoy the taste of this delicious meal at the road side dhabas in Punjab, which is cooked in pure Ghee.
Filled with goodness of healthy winter green leafy vegetables, Sarson Ka Saag is a must have and it is good to include it in your everyday diet as it is loaded with nutrients.
The market during winters is loaded with fresh green vegetables especially mustard greens because they are harvested during winters. Loaded and packed with healthy vitamins and minerals, these winter green help your body get stronger and help you cope the harsh winters better by staying fit.
Traditionally, making Sarson Ka Saag is time consuming but we have a recipe for you which you can make quickly on a weeknight. The greens are pressure cooked to save you time and yet give you all the health benefits. It is filled with Iron, which is very important for your body.
We are serving the Sarson Ka Saag with the traditional Makki Ki Roti which is a gluten free flour, again great for winters as it is full of vitamins. You can also make this Makki Ki Roti with other curries during Winters.
We have served Sarson ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti along with condiments like Onions, White Butter and Jaggery which makes this meal complete. You can also make this meal for your Winter House Parties.
1. Sarson Ka Saag Recipe - Classic North Indian Saag Recipe
Sarson ka saag is made in a healthier, quicker way where mustard leaves, bathua leaves, spinach leaves are pressure cooked and then added to sauteed ginger garlic onion and spices . You can add other winter greens to this recipe as well if you like.
Try some other similar recipes that you might like;
- Sarson Chole Ka Saag Recipe - Kabuli Chana In Mustard Leaves Gravy
- Palak Makhana Recipe
- Methi Chaman Recipe (Paneer In Dark Leafy Greens Based Gravy
2. Makki Ki Roti Recipe - A Classic North Indian Corn Roti
These healthy makki ki roti are delicious flat breads which are full of nutrition. Gluten free these rotis keep you filled for longer as well.
Other Indian Flat breads that you can add to this meal are:
- Missi Roti Recipe (Spiced Gram Flour Flat Bread)
- Bajri Ki Roti Recipe
- Besan & Atta Ki Roti Recipe (Chickpea Flatbread)