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Kashmiri Swiss Chard Curry – Sochal

Any recipe that comes together in under 20 minutes in only one wok is a huge win for me. This Kashmiri Swiss Chard Curry – Sochal recipe is simple, uses a few ingredients and is quick.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side
Cuisine Indian Food, Kashmiri Food
Servings 3



  • Place a deep wok and deep pan on medium-heat. Add oil to the pan.
  • When the oil is hot, add in asafoetida and 2 whole dried red chili peppers.
  • Let it sauté for a minute. Further, add in the chopped swiss chard. Stir well and let it sauté for two minutes.
  • Add in Kashmiri chili powder, ground ginger, salt and mix well. Additionally, reduce the flame to low and let it cook for 5 to 6 minutes uncovered until the leaves start eliminating water. Moreover, stir intermittently to prevent the chard from sticking to the pot. 
  • Finally increase the flame to medium, add in serrano peppers, Kashmiri tikki masala and let it sauté for a few minutes until most of the water is evaporated and the leaves and soft and tender.
Keyword Easy Chard, Indian Swiss Chard Recipe, Kashmiri Sochal, Kashmiri Soutschal, Red Chard Curry, Saag, Sochal, Stir Fry Chard, Swiss Chard Curry, Swiss Chard Recipe