Mula saga|Recipe of Odia style Radish greens stir fry

Odia cuisine has many side dishes and a green leafy stir fry or saga (sagaw according to pronunciation ) is a must while having an odia thali. And these saga dishes varies from season to season. Today I am posting about Radish leaves stir fry or mula saga. Here baby radish leaves are cooked with pumpkin and aubergine though aubergine is optional and ground nuts or peanuts, mustard seeds, garlic and red chilies paste. Because the radish leaf has a pungent taste , ground nuts paste really goes well it.

So , if you find any radish greens then do give it try and don’t forget to share your experience with me.

Mula saga| Odiya style radish greens stir fry

Recipe by Priyanka Panda
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  • Baby radish leaves
    1 cup pumpkin pieces
    1 tbsp of mustard seeds
    2 tbsp of mustard oil
    1 red dried chili
    salt as per taste

  • Peanuts paste
  • 3 tbsp of peanut or ground nuts
    3-4 garlic pods
    1 -2 red dried chilies
    1/2 cup water


  • Soak all the ingredients for peanut paste mentioned above for 5-10 minutes then make a paste out of it
  • Cut the radish leaves and pumpkin. clean it before cooking.
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds , red dried chili and let it splutter . Add washed radish leaves and pumpkin. Give it a gentle stir and cover it for 5 min on low medium flame.
  • Open the lid and add 4 tbsp of peanuts paste , mix it well. Again cover it and cook for 10-15 mins and its done. serve it with hot rice, dal and enjoy your meal.

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