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Sai Bhaji

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Most popular Sindhi preparation of greens and vegetables cooked with mild spices.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Sai Bhaji

Main Ingredients

Spinach, Oil




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Level Of Cooking



  • Spinach
    2 medium bunches
  • Oil
    4 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds
    1/2 tablespoon
  • Onions,finely chopped
    2 medium
  • Ginger
    1 inch piece
  • Green chillies,finely chopped
  • Eggplants/ brinjals ,1 inch cubes
    2 small
  • Potatoes,1 inch cubes
    2 medium
  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal),soaked
    4 tablespoons
  • Tomatoes,roughly chopped
    2 large
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste


Step 1

Shred spinach and half the khatta leaves Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour add chopped onions and sauté till golden brown in colour.

Step 2

Add chopped ginger, chopped green chillies and sauté. Add a little water if required.

Step 3

Add shredded spinach, whole khatta leaves, shredded khatta leaves, brinjal and potato cubes, soaked chana dal, tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Add two cups of water and mix.

Step 4

Put the lid on and cook on high heat till one whistle. Lower heat and cook for further eight to ten minutes. Remove the potato cubes and blend the remaining mixture with a hand blender. Add the potato cubes. Serve hot.

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