Chaulai Ka Saag Recipe

Chaulai Ka Saag Recipe

A dish from Uttar Pradesh, chaulai ka saag is usually eaten with makki di roti or paranthas. It is also known as Amaranth leaves and is a great source of vitamin A, folate, vitamin c, iron etc.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chaulai ka saag, Easy cooking, easy to make, indian cuisine, indian dish, indian-food, subzi
Servings: 2


  • 500 gm chaulai-washed and chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup onions-grated
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp powdered red pepper
  • 1 tsp powdered coriander seeds


  • Heat oil and add cumin, when it splutters, add bay leaf, ginger and the garlic, and saute till a light brown.
  • Add onions and saute till a soft.
  • Add chaulai, salt, garam masala, red pepper, coriander powder and stir till well mixed.
  • Cook over medium heat, uncovered, till soft and cooked through.
  • Note: you can combine it with boiled potatoes, paneer, carrots or any vegetable that you like the taste of combined with chaulai.

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