May 24, 2016

Potato Saagu

Potato Saagu 

Potato Saagu is yummy side dish for chapati/idli .It is  a wonderful combination of potato and spices blended with besan.It is known as Bombay Saagu in restaurants in Karnataka.I learnt this recipe form my aunt.

  • Potatoes- 2 (boiled and mashed)
  • Onion- 1 Chopped
  • Tomato- 1 chopped.
  • Green chillies- 2 nos. 
  • Turmeric powder- pinch
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Chickpea flour (Besan)- 2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves- few
  • Lemon juice-1/2 tsp (opt)
  • grated Coconut-1-2 tsp

  • oil- 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Chana dal-1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal-1/2 tsp
  • Jeera-1/2 tsp
  • Hing-pinch
  • Curry leaves-few
  • Ginger-Few shreds
    Method- Mix the chickpea flour with  water and make the paste with no lumps .In a pan, add oil prepare seasonings,next add onion and saute ,next add tomatoes ,add mashed potatoes add water and let it simmer for some time.Next add salt , besan flour paste.Let it cook for some more time,keep stirring in between. Add lemon juice.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and coconut .Serve hot with chapati or idli/dosa.

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