Potato Saag

This is one of the easiest side dishes to make. It goes well with Roti, Poori, Dosa or with Rice.

What you’ll need:

  • Onion chopped finely – 1
  • Ginger chopped finely – 1 inch piece
  • Green Chilies chopped – 2 to 3  or Chili Powder – 1 tsp
  • Extra Light Olive Oil – 1 to 2 tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds (optional) – 1 tsp
  • Potatoes chopped into cubes – 4 large
  • Tomato finely chopped – 1 (or tomato paste)
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garbanzo Beans (optional) – 1 can
  • Kasoori Methi – 1/4 cup
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. In a large pot, add the Oil. Add Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds and Fenugreek Seeds. Let it splutter.
  2. Add the Onion, Green Chilies and Ginger. Saute until translucent.
  3. Add the Potatoes, Turmeric Powder, Tomatoes and about a cup of water. Let the potatoes cook until soft.
  4. Add the Garbanzo Beans and Salt, and adjust water for consistency. Simmer for a couple of minutes.
  5. Add the Kasoori Methi leaves, simmer a couple of minutes. Enjoy!!