Friday, 6 May 2016

Sajana Saaga Bhaja/ Drumstick leaves flower

Drumstick leaves also known as Moringa or sajana saaga in odia has got lots of health benefits.
It helps in blood purification and blood circulation. Leaves have great health benefits for blood pressure patients.

I love my  green vegetables especially any kind of saag. I can have saag dishes everyday happily and I will really be happy if my both the daughters are going to do the same as they grow up. This is one preparation which is one of my favourite and authentic odia dish.


1/2 cup Pumpkin Chopped
3 cups drumstick leaves
2 Tbsp Cooked Rice
1 Tbsp Garlic Chopped and crushed with mortar and pestle
1 Tsp oil
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
Salt to taste

Heat oil in wok. Add Mustard seeds and let it splutter. Now add the pumpkins with 1 cup water . cover and cook for 5-7 minutes. Add the rice and salt  and let it  cook for 5 minutes. Now stir in the drumstick leaves.and let it cook uncovered.once all the water evaporates mash the pumpkins with a bowl. At the end add the garlic and serve with hot rice and dal.


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