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Mixed Vegetable Saagu
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Mixed Vegetable Saagu

Mixed Vegetable Saagu - Is a spicy vegetable side dish with a mild sweet tone of cashews and fennel seeds is a speciality from Karnataka. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, South India
Keyword Karnataka
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 7 People
Calories 136kcal
Author Muktha H S

Ingredients

  • 2 no's Carrot small
  • 15 no's Green Beans
  • 1 no Potato Large
  • 1 no Knol Knol small , optional
  • ½ cup Green Peas , Fresh or frozen
  • 1 .5 cup Water
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1 ½ -2 teaspoon Salt or as required

For Masala Paste

  • ½ Cup Fresh coconut
  • 6-7 no's Green Chilli , less spice variant
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel Seeds/ Saunf
  • 6 no's Garlic Cloves
  • ½ inch Ginger
  • 4 no's Cloves
  • 1 ½ Inch Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1 tablespoon Puffed Gram
  • 6 no Whole Cashews
  • cup Coriander leaves
  • ¾ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoon Coriander powder

For Seasoning

  • 2-3 teaspoon Cooking Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 2 sprigs Curry leaves
  • 2 no Dried Red chillies , broken
  • 1 no Onion medium size, chopped
  • 2 no's Tomato medium size ,chopped

Instructions

  • Blend all the ingredients under the list " For Masala " to a smooth paste using little water, keep it aside.
  • In a pressure cooker or in a deep kadai, heat oil , add mustard leaves , curry leaves , broken red chillies , onions and tomatoes , fry well.
  • Add blended masala paste and fry till oil separates.
  • Then add all cut mixed vegetables and green peas mix well cook for 2-5 minutes. 
  • Add 1 ½ cup blender rinsed water, salt to taste and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  • Once pressure settles on its own. Open the lid, add milk and keep on simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Serve saagu with poori or rava idli . 

Notes

  • You can use any  of these vegetables like carrot, beans, knol khol, cauliflower, potato but all cut vegetables should come around 2 cups.
  • If you are using Ginger garlic paste,use 2 Tsp.
  • You can use either fresh peas or frozen peas.
  • I didn't use Knol Khol,i hate that most healthy vegetable :)

Nutrition

Calories: 136kcal