Haak Recipe

Haak Recipe
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The speciality of this Kashmiri dish is that it is cooked in mustard oil. The haak leaves resemble spinach even rom the health perspective. Spend 20 minutes in the kitchen and this dish is done. This definitely makes the dish worth trying. Isn't it?
Haak Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 kg Collard Greens or Haak (stalk removed)
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seed Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Asafeotida
  • 2 Green Chilies (broken into two pieces)
  • 2 Dry Red Chilies (broken into two pieces)
  • A pinch of Soda
  • Salt to taste
How to make Haak:
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Once the oil starts to smoke, add water and bring it to boil.
  • Add a pinch of soda to water and then put collard greens.
  • Stir around the mixture till the haak wilt.
  • If required, add more water. Remember that the leaves should remain submerged.
  • Add salt and chilies to the mixture.
  • Close the lid of the pressure cooker. Let the vegetable cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • After due time, release the pressure immediately.
  • Haak is ready. Serve it with steamed rice and plain yoghurt.