Sai Bhaji Recipe

Sai Bhaji Recipe
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The health benefits of Spinach are famous amongst people world over. The highly nutritious Sai Bhaji is a great addition to Indian bread varieties like Roti and Kulcha.
Sai Bhaji Recipe
Preparation Time 120 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 bunch Spinach (roots cut off, washed and chopped roughly)
  • 1 inch piece Ginger (grated)
  • 1/2 Bunch Fresh Dill Leaves
  • 1/4 cup Split Peas (Channa Dal)
  • 1 Potato (cut into 1 inch cubes)
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • Serrano pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Tumeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Carrot (cut into 1inch thick circles)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup Water

    For Seasoning:
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • Cumin Powder to taste
  • Chilli Powder to taste
  • 2 Garlic flakes
  • 1 tbsp Oil
How to make Sai Bhaji:
  • Soak the split peas (channa dal) in water for one hour and drain.
  • Wash and chop all the vegetables.
  • Pour oil in a pressure cooker and heat.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder and water.
  • Add vegetables and stir for few minutes.
  • Cook the contents on high flame for about 15 minutes.
  • Reduce the flame to medium and simmer for 10 minutes more.
  • Allow it to cool for sometime.
  • Heat the oil in a small pan on medium heat.
  • When hot, add the seasonings to it.
  • Fry till spluttering stops and then add this mixture to the cooked vegetables. Stir to blend.
  • Serve piping hot with fresh Chapatis.