How to make Sarson Shalgam -

Sarson and Shalgum cooked together for a delicious preparation.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Mustard Greens, Turnip (shalgam) (शलगम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Sarson Shalgam

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sarson Shalgam Recipe

  • Mustard Greens 1 bunch

  • Turnip (shalgam) 1 medium

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onions, chopped 2 medium

  • Garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies, chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Spinach leaves (palak) 15-20

  • Bathua saag 3/4 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Chop the sarsaon ka saag.

Step 2

heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and let them change colour.

Step 3

Discard the crown of the turnip and peel it. Cut into medium pieces.

Step 4

Add onions to pan and sauté till light brown.Add garlic and mix well. Add green chillies and chopped sarson ka saag.

Step 5

Chop spinach leaves and bathua saag together and add to pan. Adjust salt and mix well.

Step 6

Add turnip pieces and ¼ cup water. Stir to mix and cook till done. Serve hot.

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