Tuesday, 11 March 2014

KAKHARU PATRA SAGA BHAJA (PUMPKIN LEAVES WITH YELLOW SPLIT PEAS)


Ingredients :-
Kakharu Patra (Pumpkin leaves) - 2 cups (Finely chopped) 
Roasted Mung Dal (Yellow Split Peas) - 1 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup
A Pinch of Sugar
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Water - 1 n 1/2 cups

For Tempering :-
Panch phutan - 1 tsp 
Onion chopped - 2 nos.
Garlic crushed - 2 tsp
Green chilly chopped - 1 tsp
Dry Red chilly - 1 no.

Method :-
Clean n wash the roasted mung dal and boil it with water. Add salt to taste n haldi. Cover it and let it boil for 5 minutes. When it half cooked add the pumpkin leaves, milk and a pinch of sugar and again cook about 5-8 minutes.

For tempering, add oil to the pan. Add panch phutan, dry red chilly, green chilly, when it start to splutter add the chopped onion, crushed garlic and saute for a while. Add the boiled pumpkin leaves to the tadka and mix well about 2 minutes. Switch off the flame and Serve hot with rice..Enjoy the ultimate flavour of this Saga bhaja with Pakhal bhata (water rice).

1 comment:

  1. Very nice. I will give it a try definitely with rice water

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