Punjabi Mustard Greens(Sarson Dasag)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

A classic Punjabi way of cooking mustard greens.From the World of the East Vegetarian Cookbook by Madhur Jaffrey.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash greens and spinach well.Add to a pot with a small amount of water and simmer 15 minutes.Drain any remaining liquid.
  2. Peel the ginger and coarsley chop garlic and chile.Blend ginger ,garlic,chile,and greens to a smooth paste in a blender or food processor.
  3. Heat 6 tablespoons in a pan over medium.add the cornmeal and cook,stirring constantly ,for 2 minutes-do not let the cornmeal brown.
  4. Turn the heat to medium-low,add 1/4 cup water let simmer for 1 minute then add puree.Cook for 10 minutes stirring often.
  5. Top with the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter and serve hot.