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Sai Bhaji Recipe

Sai Bhaji is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Sunday, 11 May, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 2 bunches Spinach
  • 1 bunch khatta bhaji
  • 1 big Onion
  • 1 big Potato
  • 2 small Brinjals
  • 2 big Tomatoes
  • 8 green chillies(finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 piece ginger(finely chopped)
  • ½ tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 4 tbsp - gram dal
  • 7 tbsp - oil
  • 1.5 glasses - water
  • a pinch of Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Sai Bhaji:

    1. Separate the spinach and khatta leaves.
    2. Wash them well and chop finely.
    3. Wash them well and chop finely.
    4. Also chop the onions, potatoes and brinjals into small pieces and set aside.
    5. Soak the gram dal for about 10 to 15 minutes.
    6. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, put in the cumin seed, green chillies and ginger and fry for about a minute.
    7. Now add the chopped onions, potatoes and brinjals.
    8. Fry the vegetables well till the oil separates (a ring of oil will form around the vegetables).
    9. Now put in the chopped spinach, khatta leaves, tomatoes, dal, dry masalas, salt and 1 ½ glasses of water.
    10. Pressure cook on a high gas till the first whistle.
    11. Then turn the flame to simmer for another 2 or 3 whistle.
    12. Open the cooker after about 10 minutes.
    13. Take a churner and mix well.
    14. This vegetable goes well with khichdi or brown rice.


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