Sai Bhaji

Popular Sindhi preparation of vegetables and greens cooked with spices . This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Sai Bhaji
Main Ingredients Spinach Leaves, Khatta Leaves
Cuisine Sindhi
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Sai Bhaji

  • 3 medium bunches Spinach Leaves
  • 1/4 medium bunch Khatta Leaves
  • 1/4 medium bunch Fresh fenugreek (methi)
  • 1/4 medium bunch Dill leaves (suva)
  • 1/2 cup Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked
  • 4 small Potatoes
  • 1 medium Brinjal
  • 3 medium Tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 inch piece Ginger grated
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt


  1. Cut potatoes, brinjal and tomatoes into small cubes. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, green chillies, ginger and mix well.
  2. Add potatoes, brinjal and mix. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder and mix well. Add tomatoes and let them cook for a while.
  3. Chop spinach, khatti bhaji, fenugreek leaves and dill leaves and add. Add salt and mix everything well.
  4. Add 2 cups water and mix. Add chana dal and stir.
  5. Cover the cooker with the lid and cook under pressure till 2 whistles are given out.
  6. When the pressure reduces, open the lid and mash well with a wooden churner. Serve it hot with bhooga chawar.