Poi Saga Chungudi Besara

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Ingredients:

  • Poi Saga – 1 bunch
  • Chungudi Sukhua/ Chingudi machha – 1/2 cup
  • Potatato – 1 medium
  • Brinjal – 1 medium
  • Tomato – 1 big
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Mustard paste – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – As per taste

Mustard Paste recipe:

  •  Mustard seed – 1 tbsp
  •  Cumin seed – 1/4 tsp
  • Garlic – 10 cloves
  • Dry red chilli – 5 numbers

Soak all of these for 20 minutes and grind it to a smooth paste.

Recipe:

Wash the chingudi sukhua or machha thoroughly. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadai. Fry the washed chingudi in the oil with some salt till it changes the colour to red. Keep aside.

Cut the potato, brinjal, tomato into small cubes. Wash the poi saga and chop them finely.

Add other 1 tbsp oil in the kadai. When the oil is hot, add the mustard paste into it and saute for a while. Now add chopped tomato, salt, all the dry powders like cumin,coriander, turmeric,red chilli powder into the kadai. Fry till the rawness of the masala goes off. Pour 1/2 cup water.Now add cut potato, brinjal into it. Add the chopped leaves and cook for 5 minutes.

Now add the fried chingudi/prawn into the kadai. Mix properly and cook till all the vegetables are cooked.

Serve hot with steamed rice.

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Mula Saga(Raddish Leaf) Pithou Bhaja

Mula saga bhajaIMG_20170521_105335.jpgIngredients:

  • Mula saga – 1 bunch
  • Potato – 1 medium
  • Onion – 1 big
  • Green Chilli – 2 no.s

For Pithou batter:

  • Raw Rice – 2 tbsp
  • Garlic – 5 no.s
  • Dry chilli – 2 no.s
  • Cumin – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt as per  taste

Soak all of the above ingredients with little water for 1 hour & grind it to a fine paste.

Recipe:

Clean the mula saga thoroughly and chop it finely. Cut the potato,onion into very small cubes.Chop the green chilli finely.

In a bowl, take the batter paste, add chopped leaves,potato,onion,green chilli and mix properly.

Heat a tawa. Spread oil on the top of the tawa. Spread the batter mixture on the tawa as thin as possible. Cook for 5 minutes in a medium flame. Now make small squares or circles of the saga bhaja with the help of a metal spatula and turn it to the other side. Cook again for 5 more minutes till it becomes brown in colour.

Switch off the flame and serve hot.