The no.1 portal serving the people of Bihar and Jharkhand around the world

        Bihari Food and Recipe

Recipe Home



Aaloo Poi Saag

Contributed by:
Radha Prasad
Radha Prasad, Housewife

Aaloo Poi Saag


Aaloo (potato) - 2 (medium size)
Poi Saag (Basella) - 500 gm
Tomato - 1 (chopped) (optional)
Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Haldi Powder - 1/2 tsp
Panch Phoren* - 1 tsp
Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Mustard Paste - 1 tbsp
Mustard Oil - 3 tbsp
Salt To Taste

Method of Preparation

1. Wash and chop finely poi (poye) saag leaves and soft stems.
2. Peel and chop aaloo.
3. Heat oil in a kedahi. Add panch phoren and stir till the phoren crackles.
4. Add garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes.
5. Add saag, aaloo and salt. Cook for about 5 minutes.
6. Add haldi powder, chilli powder and mustard paste.
7. Fry and allow to cook on low fire till dry and aaloo is done.

Notes & Tips

*Panch Phoren is a mixture of saunf, sarso, methi, mangaraila, and ajwain in equal proportion.