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Sisunak Saag

Sisunak (Nettle) saag is enhanced by high nutritious value. The leaves from
where this saag is prepared are locally known as “Bichhu Ghas”. It is a green
leafy vegetables dish and is liked by everyone. (Nutritional Composition: – Mg,
Iron). Pick only tender leaf if being picked from the wild. The vegetable is
known for its positive impact on uric acid.

Ingredients(serves four)

  • Sisunak – 2 Kg
  • Jakhiya – 50 gm
  • Salt – To taste
  • Fat/oil – 30 ml

Preparation

  • Take small leaves of Bichu, boil them in water and cook well, till the
    leaves become pulpy.
  • Wash the pulp 3 times and drain the water and grind it.
  • Heat oil in a thick-bottomed pan add Jakhiya stirs well add the pulp and
    fry. Add salt.

Garnish

Garnish with tomato and butter. Serve hot with boiled rice

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