One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Spinach or another leafy vegetable.
- ‘At that moment, the string bed in the open courtyard of his village home, surrounded by loved ones and a pot of saag cooking on the family hearth, seems incredibly inviting.’
- ‘Saag is a very popular vegetable in India and Pakistan; it is commonly eaten with bread or naan.’
- ‘In fact, at one point I found myself sampling a vindaloo simmering sauce with saag, washed it down with an organic espresso from Brazil and followed that with Swiss Emmental fondue and French chocolate!’
- ‘So while Travis Bickle might have gone in search of coffee and pie on his break, his real-world equivalent is more likely to want a plate of saag and a decent cup of chai.’
From Hindi sāg.
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