Sai bhaji is a Sindhi curry, consisting of dal, palak, sorrel leaves and other vegetables. It forms a staple part of the local cuisine and is considered a rich source of nutrition due to its mix of various greens. It is a popular household dish among sindhis. It’s a very traditional Healthy and nutritious vegetable but very tasty too, it is normally eaten with Sindhi Koki or Chapati. do try this recipe and enjoy.

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Soaking Time
3 hours

Cooking Time
25 minutes

3 to 4 persons

SINDHI SAI BHAJI Recipe|Renu dalal


  • 1 cup soaked chana dal
  • 4 cups chopped spinach
  • ½ cup khatta bhaji (Indian sorrel leaves)
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • 1 cup chopped brinjal
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ¼ tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 2 cloves grated garlic
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp dhania powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • Salt to taste


  1. In a non-stick vessel heat the oil, add the asafoetida, garlic, tomatoes, onions and sauté for ½ minute.
  2. Add the jeera, dhania powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and sauté for ½ minute.
  3. Add the dal and brinjals, sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add the spinach, sorrel leaves, chilli powder, salt to taste and sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Add 3 cups of water, cover with a lid and let it cook for 20 minutes.
  6. Allow it to cool for some time and mix with a hand blender.

To serve

  1. Serve hot with Koki’s or Chapati
By Gayatri
Looks so easy
Oct 28, 2022

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