Lai Xaak Bhaji (Mustard Leaves Stir Fry)


  • 2 big bunches of lai xaak, chopped fine
  • 1 medium potato, cut into small cubes
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thinly
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 2-3 sprigs chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp mustard oil

Method –

  1. Heat oil in a wok
  2. Fry the potatoes with a little salt and turmeric powder and set aside
  3. In the same oil, add garlic
  4. When the garlic turns light brown, add onions and chillies
  5. When the onions turn light brown, add the mustard leaves and stir fry on high heat for 1-2 minutes
  6. Add salt and turmeric powder, reduce the heat, cover with a lid and cook till the water starts drying out
  7. Add the potatoes and cook till the potatoes become soft and the water dries up completely
  8. Stir in the chopped coriander leaves

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