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sai bhaji pressure cooker recipe | Sindhi sai bhaji | saibhaji | Indian style healthy sai bhaji is a traditional bhaji from the sindhi repertoire is a nutritious and balanced meal in itself when served with rice or rotis. Learn how to make Sindhi sai bhaji.

To make sai bhaji pressure cooker recipe, heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the onions, ginger-garlic paste and green chilli paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, turmeric powder, tomatoes, chana dal, potatoes and brinjal, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the spinach, khatta bhaji, fenugreek leaves, dill leaves, salt and ½ cup of water, mix well and pressure cook on a medium flame for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside to cool slightly. Blend it till the mixture is coarse using a hand blender. Serve immediately.

Saibhaji uses an extensive set of ingredients ranging from greens and dal to veggies too, which when perked up with tomatoes, spice powders and pastes becomes a tongue-tickling and sumptuous bhaji.

Sai bhaji pressure cooker recipe is a quick and easy version made using the Pressure Cooker, which enables you to cook the varied greens and veggies all at one shot. It also aids the flavours to fuse well, resulting in a dish that has a bit of sourness, a bit of sweetness, a bit of spice, and a lot of joy!

The use of 4 different varieties of green leafy veggies in Sindhi sai bhaji adds in a very good dose of vitamin A – a nutrient which is necessary for vision, glowing skin and also to boost immunity. Vitamin C is another key nutrient these greens lend. This is immunity boosting too along with helping to fight radicals in the body and prevent the onset of chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer.

Indian style healthy sai bhaji has much more nutritional benefits to offer. It has heart protecting benefits as it is rich in magnesium – a nutrient which regulates heart beat. Being rich in iron and folic acid, it prevents anemia by increasing haemoglobin levels.

What’s more, this saibhaji is a very good source of fibre and protein too. This makes it a wise choice for those aiming weight loss. With not too many carbs to offer, even diabetic can enjoy this sabzi as a part of their meal.

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Sai Bhaji ( Pressure Cooker) recipe - How to make Sai Bhaji ( Pressure Cooker)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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  1. To make sai bhaji, heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions, ginger-garlic paste and green chilli paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, turmeric powder, tomatoes, chana dal, potatoes and brinjal, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the spinach, khatta bhaji, fenugreek leaves, dill leaves, salt and ½ cup of water, mix well and pressure cook on a medium flame for 2 whistles.
  5. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  6. Blend it till the mixture is coarse using a hand blender.
  7. Serve the sai bhaji immediately.

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  1. To make sai bhaji pressure cooker recipe | Sindhi sai bhaji | saibhaji | Indian style sai bhaji, clean wash and soak chana dal in enough water for 15 minutes and drain it. 
  2. Then clean and wash khatta bhaji and chop it. 
  3. Similarly, clean and wash spinach leaves and chop them. 
  4. Also clean and wash fenugreek leaves and chop them. 
  5. Along with these green also clean and wash dill leaves and chop them. 
  6. Next to make Sindhi sai bhaji, heat the oil in a pressure cooker. 
  7. Add the cumin seeds.
  8. When the seeds crackle, add the onions. 
  9. Add the ginger-garlic paste. 
  10. Add green chilli paste also.
  11. Sauté all these ingredients on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  12. Then add all the spices. Add the chilli powder. 
  13. Add coriander-cumin seeds powder.
  14. Add turmeric powder. 
  15. Also add the chopped tomatoes.
  16. Add the soaked and drained chana dal. 
  17. Add the potatoes. This is optional. Weight watchers can avoid adding them. 
  18. Add the chopped brinjal.
  19. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  20. Now to make Indian style sai bhaji, add all the chopped greens. Add the spinach. 
  21. Add chopped khatta bhaji.
  22. Add chopped fenugreek leaves also. 
  23. Add chopped dill leaves too. 
  24. Add salt as per taste.
  25. Add ½ cup of water for cooking. Mix well
  26. Pressure cook on a medium flame for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  27. Blend it till the mixture is coarse using a hand blender.
  28. Serve pressure cooker sai bhaji immediately.

Health Benefits of pressure cooker sai bhaji

  1. Healthy Sai Bhaji – Rich in iron, folic acid, magnesium, fibre and protein.
  2. The fibre and protein keeps you satiated for a long time which helps in weight loss. 
  3. The fibre also prevents constipation by adding bulk. 
  4. The iron is necessary to supply oxygen to all parts of the body. 
  5. Magnesium maintains hearbeat. 
  6. The bahji is also rich in vitamin A and vitamin C, which boosts imuunity and builds our resistance to various bacteria and viruses. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy174 cal
Protein5.1 g
Carbohydrates18.7 g
Fiber5.3 g
Fat8.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium51.4 mg

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Sai Bhaji ( Pressure Cooker)
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 on 16 May 21 01:23 AM


I''m a Sindhi I do make the vegetable.But the recipe got here was more easier and tasty.thankyou
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your kind words. Please keep trying more recipes and sharing your comments with us.
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17 May 21 01:11 PM
Sai Bhaji ( Pressure Cooker)
5
 on 07 Apr 20 02:34 PM


Wonderful taste
Sai Bhaji ( Pressure Cooker)
5
 on 24 Dec 18 08:41 AM


I tried Jain version in my way and take as complete lunch but turns very tasty and filling so helps in diet also. Being Dietitian I suggest this recipe very often, thank you
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Tarla Dalal    Delighted to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes & share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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25 Dec 18 09:38 AM
Sai Bhaji ( Pressure Cooker)
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 on 10 Jan 18 08:49 AM


Great and easy recipe. Served with rotis and was a huge hit.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Geeta, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them..Happy Cooking !!
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10 Jan 18 09:33 AM
Sai Bhaji ( Pressure Cooker )
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 on 22 Aug 15 04:30 PM


Sai bhaji.. a delicious and quick preparation.. the chana dal added in the bhaji gives a nice crunch to the bhaji.. and three different kinds of leafy vegetables is a nice combo. it goes very well with rotis and steamed rice this is a must try recipe..
Sai Bhaji ( Pressure Cooker )
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 on 10 Sep 13 10:14 PM


Awesome recipe. Tastes yum and healthy as hell. Supremely simple too