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How To Make Nepali Spiced Mustard Greens

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Here are the ingredients you will need:

See the full recipe at the bottom of this post.
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See the full recipe at the bottom of this post.

1. Heat the mustard oil over medium-high heat, add the ginger and chiles and sauté until fragrant. Then add the mustard greens and salt.

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2. Cook, stirring often, until the mustard greens are soft and wilted, about 5 minutes.

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Serve immediately.

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Spiced Mustard Greens (Saag)

Serves 10

Recipe by Anup Kaphle


3 tablespoons mustard oil

1 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced

4 bunches mustard greens, washed, dried, and chopped into 1-inch pieces

2 dried red chili peppers

1½ teaspoons kosher salt


Heat the mustard oil in a large cast-iron skillet or a wok over medium-high heat and add the minced ginger and the dried red chile peppers. Cook, stirring constantly, until the ginger is light brown and fragrant, about a minute. Add the mustard greens and salt and cook, stirring often to toss the greens, until the greens are soft and wilted, 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a warm bowl and serve immediately.