Masala Spinach

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Saag also called as masala spinach, also spelled sag or saga, is a South Asian leaf vegetable  dish eaten with bread such as roti or naan,or in some regions with rice. Saag can be made from spinach, mustard greens, collard greens, basella, finely chopped broccoli or other greens, along with added spices and sometimes other ingredients such as paneer.

Saag is common in the state of Odisha, where it is eaten with pakhala.

Masala Spinach

Sukaina Nasser Mamado
Saag also called as masala spinach, also spelled sag or saga, is a South Asian leaf vegetable  dish eaten with bread such as roti or naan,or in some regions with rice. 
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Vegetable Dishes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

  • 3 bunches fresh spinach leaves or 1/2 kg frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 medium sized onion,chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon(tsp) coriander/cumin powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon(tsp) turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoons(tsp) garlic paste
  • tin peeled tomatoes,chopped
  • ground green chillies to taste
  • 3-4 teaspoons(tsp) oil

Instructions
 

  • Wash and chop fresh spinach leaves or use frozen spinach straight from freezer
  • Heat oil Fry onions until very lightly brown
  • Add tomatoes and all the remaining ingredients. Fry for 5-10 minutes
  • Add spinach and mix well
  • Cook on very low heat until spinach is tender
    N.B. Do not add any water Serve with khichri or rotla
Keyword masala, spinach
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