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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Mixed Vegetable Saagu

Vegetable Saagu is an authentic delicacy from Karnataka.If u go to restaurants in Bangalore and order set dosa,its served with vegetable saagu and chutney .The name poori usually is followed by saagu.Also goes well with Chapati/Roti .My husband loves it with rice...

Here is what u need:

1 cup chopped green beans
1 cup diced carrot
1 cup diced capsicum
1 cup chopped kohlrabi/navilkosu(kannada)/knol khol.
1 cup frozen/fresh green peas
1 cup cabbage

To grind:
 1/2 cup coconut
2 tablespoons roasted chana dal/hurigadale
1 teaspoon dhaniya or u can also use cilantro/kothambari soppu
4 green chilli
1 small clove garlic
1 inch ginger,cinnamon,3 cloves/lavanga
1.5 teaspoon poppy seeds

1 tablespoon oil
1/2 teasppon mustard seeds
pinch turmeric
1 finely chopped onion

Grind the above to a very very smooth paste with little water
In a pan add oil,add mustard seeds allow it to pop add a pich of turmeric.Add finely chopped onion and fry for 1 min then add all the vegetables except capsicum.Add 1 cup water and allow it to cook.Once the vegetables are half done add capsicum and allow it to cook.Dont  overcook.Next the grinded paste and boil it in medium flame stirring occassionaly for 6 min.Add1/4 teaspoon sugar to taste .Enjoy!

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