Laal Saag

Garlic and sesame garnish this red leafy vegetable. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Laal Saag
Main Ingredients Amaranth, Dried red chillies
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Laal Saag

  • 2 bunches Amaranth
  • 4 tablespoons Dried red chillies
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds
  • 3-4 Dried red chillies broken
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Amchur powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 10-12 cloves Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon White sesame seeds


  1. Remove the leaves of laal maath in a parat and wash them thoroughly.
  2. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick pan. Add asafoetida, cumin seeds, dried red chillies and sauté till fragrant.
  3. Add laal maath leaves and sauté. Cook till the laal maat is done. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, dried mango powder, salt and mix well.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in another non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté till they turn golden and crisp.
  5. Add white sesame seeds. Garnish laal maath with sautéed garlic and sesame seeds. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 68.75
Carbohydrates 6.125
Protein 1.56
Fat 3.9
Other Fiber 2.1