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saunth ka saag
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Saunth ka Saag, Ginger Stew

Saunth kaa saag- a very healthy digestive thin broth of ginger and yogurt
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, sabzi, Side Dish
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: adrak ki sabzi, saunth ka saag,
Servings: 4 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 3 tbsp Ginger/Adrak ground or finely grated
  • 1 tbsp Dry ginger powder/ Saunth
  • 1 cup Yogurt/Dahi
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 tsp Black salt/ kala namak
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder/ dhaniya powdr
  • 4 tbsp Fresh coriander/ Hara dhaniya chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice/ neebu ka ras

Tempering/ Tadka

  • 1.5 tsp Cumin seeds/ Jeera
  • 3/4 tsp Carom seeds/ Ajwain
  • 1/3 tsp Asafoetida/ hing


  • Peel ginger and grind it or grate finely and keep aside.
  • In a bowl add yogurt and water and blend well.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan and then add cumin and carom seeds
  • When the seeds start crackling add the asafoetida and grated ginger.
  • Saute on medium heat for few seconds and then add the dried ginger powder/saunth and stir.
  • Now switch off the flame and add yogurt water mix and stir.
  • Switch on the flame and cook ,keep stirring till it start boiling(else it may curdle)
  • Now add salt,black salt and coriander powder.
  • Boil for a minute while stirring it and then switch off the flame and add lemon juice and fresh coriander.
  • Serve hot as an appetizer or as a side dish with your meal.


Note- You can add 1- 1.5 cup yogurt