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Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Hotel style saagu

The yummy saagu recipe belongs to my friend sushma Mallya!! Thanku Sushma for the wonderful side dish for poori,dosa or roti!!
1 1/2 cups boiled veggies(carrot,beans,green peas)
2 chopped onion
1 tsp urad dal
1/2 tsp mustard
pinch asafoetida
2 byadgi red chillies
curry leaves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
coriander leaves
2 tblsp oil
2 tblsp saagu masala

For the paste;
2 tblsp coriander leaves
4 tblsp coconut grated
2 tsp cashew nuts

Saagu powder:
2 tsp urad dal
2 green chillies(dry roast) powder this with 5-6 pepper corns,1 1/2 tsp coriander powder,1/2 tsp cumin seeds,small piece cinnamon,2 cloves,4 tblsp desicated coconut


  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard,urad dal and curry leaves
  • Add broken red chillies, asafoetida and fry
  • Add onion chopped and fry till translucent
  • add veggies,turmeric and fry well
  • In another pan put oil and roast saagu pdr ,add water and add this to veggies
  • Mix well adding 1/2 cup water and bring it to boil
  • Make paste of coriander leaves,cashew,coconut adding little water
  • Add this to veggies and boil for 5 minutes
  • garnish with chopped daniya patta

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