Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Makki Di Roti and Sarson da saag (ਮੱਕੀ ਦੀ ਰੋਟੀ ਤੇ ਸਰੋਂ ਦਾ ਸਾਗ)


Winter is staring and now its time to learn how to prepare punjab's most favorite dish i.e. Makki di roti and sarson da saag. So here is recipe to cook it.

Makki Di Roti

Makki Di Roti, Corn Bread, is one of the famous punjabi bread which and is popular world-wide, Talking about food in punjab and no one mentions about Makki Di Roti, its impossible. The best served with Sarso Da Saag and Lassi. Also some people like to get served the Roti with Curd (Yogurt) or even pulses. This type of bread is a daily morning breakfast meal for some of the families in punjab. Specially when NRI people go back to Punjab during their vacation, every one just loves to have this.

Corn Flour - 2 Cups
Oil/Ghee - 1/4 Cup
Warm Water to knead

1:- Take som ewarm water and knead the corn flour and while kneading add grated raddish and also the salt as per your taste.
2:- Make small ball of approx. 2inches in diamter of the kneaded flour.
3:- Take individual ball and press it to make a flour discs.
4:- Warm the burner and let the pan/Tawa get heated, once heated put some oil/Ghee on it.
5:- Place the Flour disc on the Tawa and let it cook on low heat.
6:- While heating keep turning the flour discs on both sides so that both sides of the flour gets roasted equally.
7:- ALso keep applying some ghee while roasting so that the flour does not gets stick to the utensils.
8:- Once bothe sides of the flour discs are cooked well, you have Makki Di Roti read to taste.

Sarson Da Saag

Sarso Da Saag (Mustard and Spinach), A well known world famous recipe, is the top on the list of punjabi Cusines when it comes to food and eating styles in punjab. Ask a punjabi about Spinach and he will jump of its feet with mouth watering over it. Well here is what you need to prepare the same in your kitchen.
Serving : 4 Persons

500gm Mustard Green
2 cm of fresh ginger peices
2 pieces of green chillies
2 fine chopped garlic cloves
2 table-spoon salt or as per taste
2 table-spoon Ghee
2 table-spoon Conrmeal
and lot of Makhann (butter) of course.

Preparation And Proceedure:
1:- First of all take the greens wash them and trim then chopp them finely.
2:- Take a large pot to accomodate the chooped greens and add 2 cups of water with salt in it.
3:- Cover the pot and let it cook for approx 15-20 min untill the chopped green is tender.
4:- Once tenderly cooked, remove from the heat.
5:- If excess water left in the pot drain it out in a sperate glass or cup, you will need that again.
6:- Mash the green in the post with and also stir cornflour. After stirring place the pot again on the heat and let it heat for another 10-12 minutes.
7:- Take a Pan and be ready for Saag Tadka, Put ghee in the pan and heat it little bit and then put ginger, garlic and chillies in.
8:- Lightly fry in the pan and then take the contents of the pan and pour it in the pan.
9:- Mix it well and your Saag is ready to be served.
10:- Do not forget to put Makhan in while serving.

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