Vegetable Saagu

Vegetable Saagu

Vegetable Saagu, one of the famous side dish prepared all over India. It can be eaten with Poori, Chapathi, Dosa, Rava Idli.

Let us learn simple method of preparing Vegetable Saagu which is loved by all age groups.

Ingredients :

Vegetables (carrot, beans, peas, potato, etc)        2 cups diced

Cinnamon                              2-3 inch

Red Chillies                           8-10

Green chillies                       6-7

Fried gram                            4 tsp

Coconut-grated                   ½ cup

Turmeric                                1 pinch

Poppy seeds (gasagase)   1 tsp

Jeera                                       1 tsp

Pepper                                    1 tsp

Onion                                     3 tsp (chopped)

Curry leaves                         5-6 strands

Coriander leaves                5-6 strands

Salt to taste

For tempering : 1 tbsp oil, mustard seeds


Method :

Take a thick bottomed pan. Put all the vegetables and cook with little salt. I don’t prefer pressure cooker for this as vegetables should not be overcooked.

IMG_20140708_064034 <div class="hrecipe jetpack-recipe"><div class="jetpack-recipe-content"></div></div>Grind turmeric, chillies, coconut, fried gram, poppy seeds, jeera, pepper, cinnamon, onion, curry leaves, coriander leaves with some water into a fine paste.

IMG_20140708_064116 <div class="hrecipe jetpack-recipe"><div class="jetpack-recipe-content"></div></div>Add the mixture to the cooked vegetables and mix well.

IMG_20140708_064552 <div class="hrecipe jetpack-recipe"><div class="jetpack-recipe-content"></div></div>Add salt to taste and cook for 3-4 mins or until raw smell goes.

Take a small pan put 2 tsp oil mustard seeds and temper it to saagu.

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You can have Vegetable Saagu with hot Poori, Chapathi, Rava Idli, Dosa.

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Tips :                                                                                                                               

You can add any vegetables of your choice. If you want Saagu to be little thick, add more fried gram for grinding, if not add less fried gram.



Shyla Nagesh

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