Sai Bhaji ( Microwave Recipe)


Sai Bhaji ( Microwave Recipe)

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This traditional Sindhi recipe is truly timeless. Not only that, it is also popular with people of all age groups and versatile enough to match with any Main Course .

What makes this wholesome dish so exciting? Well, simply the fact that it brings together a combination of greens, with chana dal, a horde of veggies, and a plethora of apt spices! This gives the Sai Bhaji a multi-faceted flavour that includes a bit of tartness and tanginess, a mild sweetness and a slight spiciness too, as well as myriad textures from the greens, dal and veggies.

The good news is that this exciting bhaji just got easier and quicker to make, thanks to the Microwave oven. Serve this recipe hot and fresh, with your choice of roti or rice.

Sai Bhaji ( Microwave Recipe) recipe - How to make Sai Bhaji ( Microwave Recipe)

Soaking time:  30 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the chana dal and enough hot water in a deep bowl, cover it with a lid and keep aside for 30 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Add the oil and cumin seeds in a microwave safe bowl, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  3. Add the chana dal, potatoes, brinjals, ginger-garlic paste and 2 tablespoons of water, mix well and microwave on high for 5 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  4. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, spinach, dill, salt and ½ cup water, mix well and microwave on high for 7 minutes, while stirring twice in between.
  5. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy104 cal
Protein3.8 g
Carbohydrates12.5 g
Fiber4.1 g
Fat4.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A3034.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C23.8 mg
Folic Acid84.7 mcg
Calcium64.2 mg
Iron2.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium39.5 mg
Potassium264.2 mg
Zinc0.4 mg

Reviews

Sai Bhaji
 on 27 Aug 15 05:04 PM
5

Sai bhaji prepared quickly in microwave.. just within 13 minutes.. I loved the taste of the dill leaves added to it.. and the chana dal gives a crunch to the sabji.. and mildly spiced. It goes well with roti and bhakri.