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Lohri Special: Sarso da Saag with Makke di Roti

Yes it’s possible … in an IFB Microwave Oven!

Try this authentic and easy microwave oven recipe for Sarso da Saag with Makke di Roti, a favourite on Lohri.

Prep time: 40 min

Cooking time: 23 min 

Servings: 4

Sarso da Saag

Ingredients:

  • 250 gm mustard greens
  • 250 gm spinach
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 5-6 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 inch ginger chopped
  • 2 green chilies chopped
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 3 inch white radish chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt  to taste
  • 1.5 cups water
  • 2 tbsp maize flour

Tempering/tadka:

  • 2-3 tbsp ghee
  • 1/4 tsp hing 
  • 3-4  garlic cloves chopped
  • 1  onion chopped
  • 2 dried red chilies
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala

Preparation:

1. Wash and chop the greens; place in a glass bowl. Add onion, garlic, ginger and chilies.

2. Add tomatoes, radish, chili powder and salt. Add water and stir.

3. Cook at 100% power for 10 min until veggies are soft.

4. Puree the saag in a blender.

5. Mix 2 tbsp maize flour to thicken saag.

6. Let saag simmer for 10 min on 80% power.

7. For tadka, heat ghee. Add ingredients for tempering; heat at 100% power for 3 min.

8. Add coriander powder and garam masala and mix. Once it sizzles, put tadka over the saag and mix.

Makke di roti

Prep time: 20 min   

Cooking time: 12 min  

Servings: 8-10 pcs

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups makki ka atta
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp ajwain

Preparation:

1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix.

2. Add warm water; knead soft dough.

3. Cover and set aside for 10-15 min.

4. Select convection mode; preheat magic tawa with high rack on 180°C.

5. Divide dough in 8-10 equal parts, take one part and add a few drops of water; knead once more.

6. Keep the dough on one parchment paper and cover with another.

7. Gently roll the dough into a 4-5 inch disc.

8. Remove top parchment; flip roti along with bottom parchment on the preheated tawa.

9. Remove the parchment.

10. Cook roti for 12 min on 180°C turn; after 8 min, cook the other side.

11. Apply ghee on top.

12. Serve sarso da saag with makke di roti, sliced onion, jaggery and white butter.

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