Cook's Hideout: Nepali Curried Spinach (Saag)

September 16, 2014

Nepali Curried Spinach (Saag)

This is probably the simplest recipe. Sauteed spinach with garlic cloves and curry powder.
Nepali Curried Spinach (Saag)

Nepali Curried Spinach (Saag)
Recipe adapted from Zach's Travel Musings, here:
Spinach - 4~5 cups, chopped
Garlic - 3 cloves, minced
Cumin seeds - ½tsp
Turmeric - ¼tsp
Curry powder - ½tsp
Salt & Pepper - to taste

  • Heat 2tsp oil in a saute pan. Add cumin seeds and once they start to splutter, add the minced garlic and saute till lightly browned. Then add chopped spinach, turmeric, curry powder, salt and pepper.
  • Mix well and cook covered until the greens are tender.
Nepali Curried Spinach (Saag)
Check out the complete Nepali Thali here.


  1. I like simple spinach stir fry. Nice recipe.

  2. love this simple one using my fave green leaf veg

  3. Simple stir fry that will be welcome by hubby and FIL. Thanks

  4. Simple spices, yet a tasty subzi, looks comforting!!

  5. Love the way you have garnished it with garlic!

  6. In the ingredients garlic is mentioned but in the method it is not used. However, cumin is used which is not listed in the ingredients. I am sure this is an awesome recipe but please proof read

    1. Alison, thank you for pointing out my typo. I updated the recipe. Hope this helps.


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