Pumpkin Sagu

Day 5 of Recipe Marathon #2.

This is my MIL’s recipe, she makes this sagu whenever she makes Dosas. I too made dosa today for our lunch and would like to share her Recipe.


Ingredients                                                                             sagu-ing

  • Pumpkin – 3cups chopped
  • Onion – 1 meduim chopped


  • Oil, Mustard seeds and Channadal – 1tsp

For Grinding (no need to roast)

  • Coconut grated – 2tbsp
  • Poppy seeds, Dalia dal (roasted gram dal, hurigadale) – 1 tsbp
  • Corriender leaves- one handfull
  • Green chillies- 1-2
  • Cinnamon, cloves – 2 each
  • Black pepper – 1/2 tsb


1.Cut/ chop  pumpkin and onions.

2. Heat oil, when hot add mustard seed and channadal. Once dal starts to change colour add veggie mix well. Cover and cook till pumpkin is bit soft takes about 10 mins.

3.Meanwhile put all the ingredients in a mixer for grinding and add enough water and grind to smooth paste.

4.Once pumpkin is soft add ground paste, salt to taste add more water for desired consistancy.

5.Cover and cook for another 5-7 mins untill veggies absorb ground mixture. Once done switch off and serve.

We enjoyed with Dosa.




Check out recipes of my fellow Marathoners.

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