Mixed Vegetable Sagu

Mixed Vegetable Sagu

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Mixed vegetable sagu is a popular dish that can be had in most parts of south india. This versatile side dish goes well with puris, dosas, aappam, and even rice! if in a hurry, you can whip it up in a jiffy using readymade sagu masala that is available from various brands in most supermarkets. For best results, ensure that the vegetables are cooked just right – they should neither be crunchy nor too mushy.

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Mixed Vegetable Sagu recipe - How to make Mixed Vegetable Sagu

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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For The Dry Powder Masala(makes Approx. 1/2 Cup)
2 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
2 to 3 green chillies , roughly chopped
4 to 5 peppercorns (kalimirch)
2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
12 mm ( 1/2”) stick cinnamon (dalchini)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
4 tbsp freshly grated coconut

Other Ingredients
1 tbsp ghee or any other refined oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
1 whole dry kashmiri red chilli , broken into pieces
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
7 to 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 cups chopped mixed vegetables
( potato , french beans ,
green peas
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1 tbsp sagu masala powder , recipe above
2 tbsp fried cashewnuts (kaju) for the garnish
For the dry powder masala

  1. Heat a small pan and dry roast the urad dal on a medium flame, while stirring continuously till it turns golden brown in colour. Keep aside.
  2. When cool, add all the other ingredients and blend in a mixer to a fine powder. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Heat the ghee/ oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, red chillies, asafoetida and curry leaves, mix well and sauté on a medium flame, while stirring continuously till the dal turns light brown in colour.
  3. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame, while stirring continuously till they turn translucent.
  4. Add the mixed vegetables, turmeric powder, salt and 1¼ cups of water, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 12 to 15 minutes or till the vegetables are tender, stirring once in between.
  5. Add the prepared powder masala, mix gently and simmer for another 5 minutes. Serve hot garnished with fried cashewnuts.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy62 cal
Protein0.9 g
Carbohydrates2.8 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat5.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A20.3 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C0.7 mg
Folic Acid3.9 mcg
Calcium6.4 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium1 mg
Potassium23 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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Mixed Vegetable Sagu
 on 21 Jan 17 11:42 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Hi Neethu, we are delighted you loved the Mixed Vegetable Sagu recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
23 Jan 17 10:14 AM
Mixed Vegetable Sagu
 on 10 Jul 15 06:14 AM