Sai Bhaji Recipe

Sai Bhaji is also called Sindhi palak and is very popular not just in Sindhi households but all the other communities too. Learn how to make Indian sai bhaji.

Sai Bhaji

1 Bunch Spinach or Palak 
1/2 Bunch Dill 
1 Onion (diced) 
2 Tomatoes (chopped) 
1-2 tsp Tamarind Juice 
1/2 Cup Chana Daal (Soak for 15 mins) 
1/2 tsp Ginger (grounded) 
5-6 Garlic Cloves (finely chopped) 
1-2 Green Chilies (finely chopped) 
1 tsp Cumin Seeds 
1 tsp Coriander Powder 
1/2 tsp Red Chilly Powder 
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder 
1 Cup Water 
Salt to taste 

How to make sai bhaji:

  • Chop Spinach,Dill and wash properly.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add onions.Frytill golden brown.
  • Add soaked chana daal,tomatoes,ginger,garlic,green chilies and all powdered spices except cumin seeds.
  • Saute for a few minutes till golden brown.
  • Add chopped spinach and dill and tamarind juice.Mix well.
  • Now add water and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles and thenlet it simmer for 5 minutes.
  • When pressure is finished mash the daal and spinachroughly.
  • Heat ghee in a pan for tadka and cumin seeds and 1 chopped garlic clove.Once it starts to splutter pour it on the bhaji.
  • Serve hot