Palanga saga besara

Palanga saga besara

Spinach and other mixed vegetables cooked in mustard gravy

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Palak, chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Poppy seeds (Optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • Salt as per the taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder/ Haldi
  • 2 Dry red chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Panch phutan (mustard, cumin, fenugreek, nigella& fennel seeds )
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 Red Onion, medium size sliced
  • 1 Tomato, medium size sliced
  • 10 Badi, fried
  • 1 small size brinjals/ eggplants - cut in cubes
  • 1/2 cup radish, sliced
  • 1 cup Cauliflower florets
  • 6 French beans, cut in 2” long pieces
  • 1 Potato, medium size cut in cubes
  • 2 Green chillies

Instructions

  1. Heat a tablespoon of oil in pan and shallow fry all vegetables except brinjal, tomatoes & spinach for 2-3 min.
  2. Now add mustard paste. Mix well sauté of 5-8 sec & immediately add 1 cup of water to the vegetables.
  3. Add salt as per the taste & turmeric powder. Cover the pan with a lid.
  4. As curry starts boiling add the brinjals/ eggplants. Cover again and boil till cooked.
  5. Add the chopped spinach, tomatoes. Mix well.
  6. Let the curry cook for another 5 mins till the spinach/palak gets cooked. Add the badi pieces.
  7. Heat oil in a another pan. Crackle dry red chillies & panch phutan. Then add the red onions. Sauté till soft.
  8. Now add the gravy in to the seasoning & mix well.

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