Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos)

by Lakshmi RamNair
healthy curry for breakfast - Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step by Step Photos)
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Palak/Spinach(clean, wash and chop roughly) - 1 bunch
  • Chana dal(washed and soaked in warm water for 30 minutes) - 1/2 cup
  • fresh dill leaves/sua - 1 handful
  • Tomatoes(chopped fine) - 2 large
  • khatta bhaji(chopped) - 1/2 cup
  • Potato(cut into small pieces) - 1 large
  • Onion(chopped) - 1 large
  • French beans(tops and tails cut off and strings removed) - 5 to
  • Carrot(cut into small pieces) - 1 nos
  • garlic(minced) - 5 cloves
  • Ginger(grated) - 1" piece
  • Green chilies(finely chopped) - 4 nos
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Jeera powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Palak/Spinach(clean, wash and chop roughly) - 1 bunch
  • Chana dal(washed and soaked in warm water for 30 minutes) - 1/2 cup
  • fresh dill leaves/sua - 1 handful
  • Tomatoes(chopped fine) - 2 large
  • khatta bhaji(chopped) - 1/2 cup
  • Potato(cut into small pieces) - 1 large
  • Onion(chopped) - 1 large
  • French beans(tops and tails cut off and strings removed) - 5 to
  • Carrot(cut into small pieces) - 1 nos
  • garlic(minced) - 5 cloves
  • Ginger(grated) - 1" piece
  • Green chilies(finely chopped) - 4 nos
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Jeera powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
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Instructions
  1. Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  2. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds, minced garlic, ginger and green chillies.
    Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  3. Fry till the spluttering stops and add the chana daal, chopped vegetables, and all the dry masala powders and salt. Cook for 3-4 minutes. At this stage, there should not be too much water in the bhaaji.
    Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  4. Add the chopped sua/dill, spinach/palak and khatta bhaji or tomatoes to this and mix well.
    Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  5. Add 3-4 cups water and pressure cook for 7-8 whistles.
  6. Open the lid of the cooker and mash the sai bhaji with a ravi/hand churner/kavvam (traditional wooden or stainless steel churner) rolling it back and forth between your palms or you can use a hand blender.
  7. Adjust the consistency of the sai bhaji by adding water or by drying up excess water. The bhaji should be thick and semi-dry.
  8. Serve with steamed rice or roti.
Recipe Notes

Any vegetable like french beans, carrots, brinjal can be added to the sai bhaji.

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