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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Bombay Saagu


2 medium sized potatoes

1 medium sized Tomato

1 medium sized Onion

2-3 Green Chillies

Salt to taste

Pinch of Turmeric powder

Pinch of Asafetida powder

3-4 tsp Dalia split powder /Hurigadale hudi /Putani hudi

4-5 Curry leaves

2-3 strands of Coriander leaves

1 tsp Mustard seeds

2-3 tsp Oil


Take around 4-5 tsp dalia split and grind them into smooth powder as shown in the picture below.
Cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker by adding sufficient amount of water. Once the pressure goes off, remove the outer skin of potatoes and mash it properly.Chop the onion, tomato into small pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut green chillies into medium sized pieces.

Add mustard seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, chopped green chillies, asafetida powder and fry them for few seconds. Add chopped onion, turmeric powder, pinch of salt and fry them for 4-5 minutes in medium flame until onion turns golden in color. Then add chopped tomato and fry them for 3-4 mins in medium flame. Add sufficient amount of water, salt and cook them well.

Once they are cooked, add mashed potatoes, 3-4 tsp dalia split powder, mix well and bring them to boil. Keep the saagu in low flame for about 3-4 mins.

Add chopped coriander leaves, mix them well and switch off the flame. Serve hot along with Pooris/Chapathis.


Sowmya said...

Hello Veni,
I tried this recipe today n it turned out real gud .. thank u :)

Vani said...

Hi Veni, I prepared this recipe for Chapathi, it was just EXCELLENT!!!!, i liked it very much.... thanks for the recipe.