Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos)

healthy curry for breakfast

Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos)

healthy curry for breakfast

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 03 Nov 2013

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30 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch palak/spinach clean
    wash and chop roughly
    ½ cup chana dal washed and soaked in warm water for 30 minutes
    1 handful of fresh dill leaves/sua
    2 large tomatoes chopped fine
    ½ cup khatta bhaji chopped
    1 large potato cut into small pieces
    1 large onion chopped
    5-8 french beans
    tops and tails cut off and strings removed
    1 carrot cut into small pieces
    5 cloves garlic minced
    1" piece of ginger grated
    3-4 green chilies finely chopped
    ½ tsp cumin seeds
    ½ tsp turmeric powder
    1 tsp coriander powder
    ½ tsp jeera powder
    1 tsp red chili powder
    ½ tsp garam masala powder
    3 tbsps oil
    Salt to taste

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 1

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Step 2 Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 2

Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds, minced garlic, ginger and green chillies.

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Step 3 Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 3

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Step 4 Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 4

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.

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Step 5 Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

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Step 6 Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 6

Add the chopped sua/dill, spinach/palak and khatta bhaji or tomatoes to this and mix well.

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Step 7 Sindhi Sai Bhaji (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

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Step 8

Add 3-4 cups water and pressure cook for 7-8 whistles.

Step 9

Step 10

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.

Step 11

Step 12

Adjust the consistency of the sai bhaji by adding water or by drying up excess water. The bhaji should be thick and semi-dry.

Step 13

Step 14

Serve with steamed rice or roti.

Notes :

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

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