Santula Recipe

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How to make Santula
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 5
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Potatoes, raw papaya and brinjals cooked in milk, chillies and masalas. Santula is a very popular vegetable dish of Orrisa.

Ingredients of Santula

  • 250 gms potatoes, chopped
  • 100 gms raw papaya, chopped
  • 3 brinjals (cut them into two)
  • Water, little bit
  • 1 Tbsp turmeric powder
  • Sea salt for taste
  • Ginger, small whole piece
  • 1/2 Tbsp coriander powder
  • 2 Tbsp refined oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 pieces garlic
  • 1/2 Tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida (Heeng)
  • 2 whole green chillies

How to Make Santula

  1. 1.In a pressure cooker add cut potatoes, raw papaya, brinjals and a little bit of water.
  2. 2.Add turmeric powder, salt, ginger and cumin to the potatoes, papaya and brinjals.
  3. 3.In a pan, saute sliced onions, mustard and cumin seeds.
  4. 4.Add chopped ginger, garlic, turmeric, coriander powder, asafoetida, salt and water.
  5. 5.Transfer the potaoes, raw papaya and brinjal to the pan.
  6. 6.Add some milk to it.
  7. 7.Garnish with some coriander and whole green chillies.
  8. 8.Simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  9. 9.Serve hot.