Sayal Bhaji

Coriander flavored vegetables

Recipe by Chetna of Melbourne, AU

It is a yummy coriander paste vegetable

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 1 bunch of fresh coriander
    • 3-4 medium size tomatoes
    • 5-6 cloves of garlic
    • 1 inch of ginger
    • 5-6 green chillies
    • 1/4 tsp tumeric pwd
    • 1/4 tsp red chilly pwd
    • 1 tbsp coriander pwd
    • salt to taste
    • 2 medium size potatoes
    • 10-12 lady finger/baby okra
    • oil for frying
    • 2 tbsp for cooking


    1. In a food processor add washed  fresh coriander, ginger, garlic, green chillies, tomatoes, turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd, salt and grind to a semi fine paste.
    2. Make sure the paste is not very fine so it is recommended to grind in a food processor or on a grinding stone.
    3. Peel potatoes, cut them into round slices of 0.2cm, wash and add little salt and keep it for 5mins and  then deep fry.
    4. Wash lady finger/ baby okra, remove stem, give a slit vertically and deep fry.
    5. In a pan add 2 tbsp of oil add grounded paste. Cook till the paste starts leaving oil or the water dries up.
    6. When the paste is cooked add the fried potatoes and baby okra in it.
    7. Add little water and cook for 5mins.
    8. Serve with roti, naan, parantha or kulcha.



    yes chetna this sayal bhaji is loved by everyone in my house specially children best vegetable made only by sindhis


    Hi Rajeswari...thx 4 d its not necessary to fry them u can just add in the gravy but the only difference is that it takes long to cook and might takes a bit different...but i know so many sindhi's who dont u can try without frying


    Do u know how to make khorak----- sindhi mithai???????????


    hi chetana i prepared the dish yesterday and my hubby loved it. thnks for sharing the recipe. please teel me when to add the onions, while grinding to the paste, or like a vegetable with potato and okra. also is it necessary to deep fry the vegetables. is there an alternative let me know thnks again bye


    Hi Mamta...yes we do add onion cubes and green chillies....but i wasn't sure if viewers would like that so i have only mentioned potatoes and okra.



    dont you add onions in sayal bhaji?


    Hi ru? First of all thx for the compliment... Yes im a sindhi... ru asking for the raw mango sweet murba? i will try sending that recipe...cya :-)


    Hi ru? First of all thx for the compliment...i know but ru asking for the raw mango sweet murba? i will try sending that recipe...cya :-)


    hi chetna,thanks for the syal bhaji ,mom used to make it . r u a sindhi?anyways thanx and do u by any chance know how meetha murraba is made ,raw mangoes?