Sai Bhaji.

Vegetables and greens cooked with spices - a popular Sindhi preparation. 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
  • 50 grams Khatta Leaves
  • 50 grams Khatta Leaves
  • 50 grams Fenugreek leaves (methi)
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 3 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 medium Tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 10 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1 inch piece Ginger chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup Split Bengal gram soaked
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander powder
  • 2 medium Potatoes cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 3 Small brinjals cut into 8 pieces
  • to taste Salt


  1. Chop onion. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and sauté till they change colour. Add onion and sauté. Chop tomatoes. Add garlic, ginger and green chillies and continue to sauté. Chop spinach, khatta bhaji, dill leaves and fenugreek leaves.
  2. Add potatoes and brinjals and mix well. Add tomatoes to the pan and mix. Add chana dal and all the greens and mix. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and mix. Add a little water and mix well. Close the cooker with the lid and cook under pressure till 1-2 whistles are given out.
  3. Open the lid when the pressure reduces and blend with a hand blender. Serve hot.