Saag can be made from mustard greens, collard greens, basella, finely chopped broccoli or other greens, along with added spices and sometimes other ingredients such as paneer. Saag is common in the state of Odisha, where it is eaten with pakhala.
Saag helps in decreasing levels of cholesterol and it is a tremendous source of good quantities of folate, which helps in avoiding homocysteine build-up. This helps prevent cardiovascular diseases.
Nutrition Facts. Serving Size: cup (185g grams). Amount Per Serving. Calories from Fat 152. Calories 196.