Virat Indian Recipes

Virat Indian Recipes

Sai Bhaji (Spinach with Vegetable and Bengal Gram)

  • Serves: 8
  • Pressure Cooking Time 6 minutes
  • Source:
    Manufacturer Exporter of Pressure Cookers


vegetable oil
2/3 cup
onions chopped
2 large (350 g)
green chillies chopped
spinach trimmed and coarsely chopped
10 cups
ginger chopped
10 g
tomatoes chopped
3 large (450 g)
2 tbsp
chuka bhaji trimmed and coarsely chopped
1 cup
fenugreek leaves trimmed and coarsely chopped
1 cup
dil trimmed and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup
potato peeled and chopped
1 small (75 g)
red pumpkin peeled and chopped
1 small piece (100 g)
brinjal chopped
1 medium (100 g)
Bengal gram soaked in water for half hour and drained
1.5 cups
1/2 cup
vegetable oil for Tempering
1/4 cup
garlic (crushed) for Tempering
15 flakes


Heat oil in cooker for about 2 minutes. Add onions and chillies. Fry till onions are light brown. Add all other ingredients except those for tempering. Mix, pressing down spinach. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 6 minutes. Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally. Open cooker. Mash vegetables with back of a ladle till well blended. For tempering, heat oil in a pan for about 2 minutes. Add garlic. Stir fry till golden brown and pour over sai bhaji. Stir. Serve hot.

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