Santula Recipe

Let’s take a culinary trip down the lanes of Odisha with a classic Oriya dish called the Santula, a fried (bhaja santula) or boiled (sijha santula) vegetable curry dish from the east Indian state. The preparation uses a number of vegetables including raw papaya, potato, tomato, and brinjal, making it as healthy as it is delicious. Additionally, santula is known as an easily digestible curry – especially for people suffering from stomach disorders – as it is low on spices and high on greens.

The recipe below describe the method of making a pressure-cooked santula wherein boiled and pressure cooked vegetables are lightly sautéed with mild spices and milk. Follow the instructions below to enjoy some of this delectable Oriya dish tonight!

 

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Santula Recipe
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Cook Time 30 minutes
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Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. In a pressure cooker add cut potatoes, raw papaya, brinjals and a little bit of water.
  2. Add turmeric powder, salt, ginger and cumin to the potatoes, papaya and brinjals.
  3. In a pan, saute sliced onions, mustard and cumin seeds.
  4. Add chopped ginger, garlic, turmeric, coriander powder, asafoetida, salt and water.
  5. Transfer the potatoes, raw papaya and brinjal to the pan.
  6. Add some milk to it and garnish with some coriander and whole green chillies.
  7. Simmer for 5-7 minutes and serve.

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