Thursday, March 1, 2007

Jeegujje saung

This is my all time favorite dish which i to love a lot.Amongst all my mom's recipe i just love this.It has got a unique flavour and a very nice blend of simple ingredients which altogether work for the excellent taste of this delicious mouth watering recipe.My husband had never tasted this saung before.Once he had it the day i prepared he just could'nt spot licking his hands and paising my cooking well it feel good when your cooking is appretiated is'nt it.....Well all the credit goes to my mom and this lovely creation of god....thats the'' bread fruit.''Its so soft,buttery and rich on its own.Just love it any form.

Bread fruit - 2 cups chopped
Onion - 1 large
Coconut grates-3/4 cup
Chillies - 8-10 dry [as per your requirement]
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander - 3 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Hing -1/4 tsp
Garlic - 1 big clove or 2 small
Tamarind pulp-1 spoon
Salt - as per taste
Mustard - 1tsp
Curry leaves - 5-6 fresh leaves
Jaggery - small piece[1/2 tsp]
Oil - 1 tsp

1.Cook the bread fruit adding enough water with a pinch of salt,turmeric powder and chilly powder until it becomes soft.
2.Take coconut,cumin,coriander ,chillies ,tamarind ,garlic ,hing , turmeric. Blend adding enough water to form a smooth paste out of it.
3.Take oil in a pan add mustard seeds and curry leaves .wait till it splutters.Then add onions and saute till it turns transparent.
4.Add the smooth paste and saute for a couple of minutes.Then add cooked bread fruit to this mixture and add enough water ,season with slat and jaggery bring to a couple of boils .
5.Enjoy with chapatti's or simple rice...


Sangeeta said...

Hi Saumya,

Great recipe. Where do you get Breadfruit? I haven't seen it @ the Indian grocery stores. Can you make this with Jackfruit (Panas) ?

Asha said...

You are putting thay Jeegujje to work,aren't you?;D Good for you.Wish I could get that here.Looks mouthwatering.Thanks.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey sangeetha,
I bought it from my indian store named India Cash and carry in eL camino.You also get frozen ..they are also pretty good.yea .You can make it with jack fruit.Try this with potato for similar taste.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey Asha,
Thanks dear.Why dont to check in your frozen section? dont you get even frozen...Will i can understand how much you can miss this perticular veggie..

Mandira said...

The bread fruit sounds very interesting. Did you get it in Indian store? I will have to check the store here...

Seema said...

Wow soumya...ayyo Jeegujje saung is my alllll time fav...Oh.. how much I miss amma's saung ......Aanu igale herate ninna manege...rajja madugikku enage

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Mandira,
Yup i bought it from my indian stores here.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey akka,
adake helidu baa enna manege thumba madi koduve.hee.hee I realy know how much you like it...

Manjula said...

Delicious...Love these spicy curries with JeevkaDgi..thats how I say Jeejujje in Konkani.
Jeejujje is kind of like potato isn't it? Blends in so well with any recipe.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Manjula,
Thanks dear.yup i totally agree with you.

Vcuisine said...

Very nice and interesting. Viji


catching nest flight to US to taste mouthwatering Jeegujje saung

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi viji,
thanks dear

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hello harekrishnaji,
You are most welcome.Come with your family .All are invited..Thanks

USHA said...

Hi Soumya,

Saung looks great.Thanks for sharing

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey usha,
Thanks dear

pelicano said...

I have never tasted breadfruit. After i read this recipe, I think I am missing something wonderful. Would this recipe work for ripe jack-fruit as well?

Sadhana said...

Hey Soumya,

I tried this today and it was delicious. Thank you for the recipe.