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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - carrots
  • 1 - potato
  • One bunch of beans and
  • 1/2 cup shelled peas
  • Grind the following to a paste:
  • 2 tsp Jeera
  • 1/2 cup wet coconut
  • 4 green chillies or as per taste
  • Handful of pudina (mint leaves)
  • 1 tsp Khus khus and
  • one inch stick of cinnamon

How to Make Saagu

  • In a pressure cooker, cook the vegetables with salt and a little turmeric powder for one whistle.
  • Do not add too much water to cook the vegetables.
  • Take a little oil in a kadai. Season it with some mustard seeds.
  • Add the cooked vegetables and the ground paste.
  • Allow the whole mixture to boil at a low heat till you get the required consistency of a liquid curry.
  • Serve hot with puris, chapattis or phulkas.