Sarson da Saag with Cranberry



• 750 gm sarson da saag/ mustard leaf (roughly chop)
• 250 gm spinach (roughly chop)
• 100 gm moolipatta / white radish leaf (roughly chop)
• 30 gm mathua (roughly chop)
• 30 gm ginger (diced)
• 8 green chilli (slit & deseeded)
• 45 gm rice1
• 60 ml mustard oil
• 15 gm makki ka atta / maize flour
• 200 gm white butter
• 100 gm jaggery / gur
• 1 nasturtium (edible flower)
• Cranberries to garnish
• Salt to taste


Put all the ingredients, except maize flour, gur and white butter, in a handi/pan. 

Add water 2 litres of water, bring to a boil, reduce to low heat and simmer until the greens are tender for about 45 minutes.

Remove handi/pan from heat and churn with a wooden churner. Return handi/pan to heat, add maize flour, cover and simmer over very low heat, stirring at regular intervals, for 1 hour.

Remove and adjust the seasoning. Pour in a bowl, and add large dollops of butter.
Add a few petals of edible flower and garnish with Cranberries serve with gur and Makki ki Roti. 

Recipe by Nanda Shah