1 Bunch Poi leaves washed and finely chopped
1 cup of cut mixed vegetable ( Potato, Pumpkin, Saru, Egg Plant)
1 medium sized tomato
Oil and salt as required
2 garlic cloves, 2 red chillis, 1 spoon mustard seeds for seasoning.

Cut the stem and the leaves of Poi separately. In a cooking pan, boil the vegetables and the poi stems with salt and water till almost done.
Then add the chopped tomatoes and the leaves and boil again for 3-4 mins. Heat oil, add mustard seeds. When they splutter add crushed garlic and the red chillis. Fry for a min and add the seasoning to the boiled vegetables with leaves.

7 Responses
  1. sagarika Says:

    I really enjoyed going through the various recipes,
    It is really helpful since decades I have been married
    I had never cooked or known about so many veraities of oriya food.Extremely thankful for this site.
    Sagarika

  2. sagarika Says:

    poi saga recipe looks interesting.
    Since I came to Newjersy thanks to this orissa site.
    I have been experimenting with various oriya recipes.
    pois are available here in abundant.Thanks Amita since this
    dish is full of protein this will be nutritious.
    sagarika

  3. Sanjay Says:

    Hi,
    went thru your site could you tell me the English name of Poi Sag please.
    Sanjay
    ON Canada

  4. ODIAKitchen Team Says:

    Poi-saga is called “Malabar Spinach” ( mostly you will find either in Indian Store or Chinese Store ) in English.

  5. Smruti Says:

    Can u place d recipe for Malabar leaves curry with mustard paste paste sizzling?

  6. Kaushy motwani Says:

    Very interesting recipes. Saw them today, will surely try. But pl. tell us the Hindi or English names of sagu. I only know spinach. Thanks

  7. T.V.Sudhakar Says:

    Nice to see the site first time. No one can match Indian range/vareity of recipes. Odia food/recipes are always best to taste. Thank you for being odia and popularising the traditional dishes.

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