Sunday, March 15, 2009

Poori and Mixed Vegetable Saagu

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Who says no to poori???Poori and saagu is a great combination and it is best suitable for a great weekend breakfast or brunch.


1 Cup Wheat Flour
1 1/2 handful Maida(flour)
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp curds
1/2 cup milk

Mix well wheat flour,maida,salt,oil,curds and make a well in between pour milk and water in middle and mix the dough using three fingers(or prepare normally).The dough should be little stiffer than roti dough.
Make small rounds out of it and flatten it into small poori's applying oil,and deep fry in oil until it puff's up.
Serve hot with Mixed Vegetable Saagu.

Mixed Vegetable Saagu:

2 cups of diced Mixed Vegetables(Carrot,Alu,Beans,Peas,Cauliflower)
1 Onion sliced
1/2 tsp jeera

For the Masala:
1 tbsp dhaniya(corriander seeds)
1 tsp jeera
1/2 tsp pepper corns
1" cinnamon stick
3-4 cloves
2 Green Cardamom(elaichi)
1 Black Cardamom
1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
1 tbsp khus khus
1 tbsp fried gram(optional)
5-6 green chillies
3 tbsp chopped corriander
2 tbsp chopped pudina
1/2 tsp jaggery

Dry roast dhaniya,jeera,peppercorns.Mix with the remaining all masala ingredients and make it into a smooth puree.
In a cooker,heat oil crackle jeera,fry sliced onions until pink,add vegetables and fry till its slightly crisp,add the ground masala and fry until the mixture leaves the oil,add enough salt and water and pressure cook for 1-2 whistles(do not over cook).Once the pressure is released add lemon juice to it and give a good stir.
Serve hot with poori's/roti's.


Lakshmi said...

We too love Poori Saagu :) Nice to see it here.

kittymatti said...

i like this sagu recipe...sounds very KARNATAKA!! Love it!

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