Sunday, September 5, 2010

Baremehali xaak bhaji / mixed herbs fry (Assamese)

Baremehali xaak bhaji / mixed herbs fry (Assamese)


* 50 gms spinach
* 50 gms Mustard green
* 20 gms fenugreek leaves
* 4-5 sprigs of curry leaves
* 1 small bunch of coriander leaves
* 1 tbsp bengal gram
* 3 tbsp mustard oil
* 10-12 cloves of garlic chopped
* 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
* Salt to taste


1. Clean, wash and drain all the xaak/herbs.
2. Wash and soak the Bengal gram for an hour.
3. Chop all the herbs together.
4. Heat mustard oil in a pan.
5. Fry the chopped garlic and add the Bengal gram.
6. Sprinkle turmeric and salt. Stir for about half a minute.
7. Add the chopped herbs and stir upon medium heat till done.
8. Serve Baremehali xaak Bhaji with rice.

Note.. its advised to have saag or herbs in the afternoon or morning meal. back home in north east people avoid having saag at dinner. 

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