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Sai Bhaji

Anjana Chaturvedi
20 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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Sai Bhaji is a very healthy and popular mixed green ,vegetable and lentil curry from Sindhi Cuisine

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Sindhi
  • Simmering
  • Main Dish
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 3 cup spinach / Palak chopped
  2. 1 cup bottle gourd / Lauki
  3. 3/4 cup Dill /suwa bhaji
  4. 1/2 cup Bengal gram /chana daa
  5. 3 medium tomatoes / Tamatar
  6. 1 medium potatoes / Aloo
  7. 3/4 cup Brinjals / baingan
  8. 3/4 cup Yam / Suran
  9. 3 inch lotus steam
  10. 10 Cluster beans /Guvar phali
  11. 1/2 cup khatta bhaji
  12. 3 tbsp Raw mango / Kachcha Aam chopped
  13. 1.5 tbsp ginger / Adrak chopped
  14. 1.5 tsp Salt / namak
  15. 1/2 tsp turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  16. For The Tempering /tadka
  17. 1 tbsp cooking oil
  18. 1/2 tsp asafoetida / Hing powder
  19. 5 green chillies / Hari Mirch chopped


  1. Wash and chop potato and yam in medium size pieces and bottle gourd ,brinjal,raw mango,ginger and tomato in small pieces
  2. Wash and chop spinach ,dill (remove the hard and thick steams of dill and spinach) and green chilies and trim the ends of whole cluster beans and make 1 inch size pieces.
  3. Wash,scrap and make thin slice of lotus steam . Wash and soak chana daal in water for approx. 1/2 hour
  4. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker,then add chopped green chilies and asafoetida. Now add ginger,soaked chana daal and spinach ,saute for few seconds.
  5. Add all the vegetables and 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistle on medium heat or till cooked properly.
  6. When cool down completely, open the cooker and slightly mash the curry with a ladle or a whisk.
  7. Some prefer to grind it with a hand blender and make it into a smooth paste,but I prefer to mash it slightly and bite and feel the you can do according to your preference.taste great both ways:)
  8. Add 1/2 cup water(can add 1- 1 .5 cup,according to the thickness u want) then mix and cook for 3-4 minutes on low heat
  9. Add 1 tsp ghee and serve hot

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Neema Bhardwaj
Neema Bhardwaj   Jan-17-2017

looks so healthy

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