Khada Saaga(Green Bhaji) With Badi(Urad Daal Wadi)

This is an Oriya Side Dish. Very simple and comfort food. Oriya families generally eat it daily as it is available in plenty. It is cooked with Urad Daal Wadi which gives that Extra Punch.

Ingredients :

2 bunch of green saag (Khada Saga in Oriya and Hari Chaulai ki bhaji in Hindi)
3 large onion chopped
3 green chilies slit
5-6 garlic pods crushed
3 tsp oil
5-6 wadis
salt to taste

Method to cook :

Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai. Add the wadis and cook till onion turns brown on both sides. Crush them coarsely.Keep Aside
Heat remaining oilin same kadai. Add the crushed garlic, green chilies and onion bhaji.Once onion turns brown, add the green bhaji and cook till it is soft and tender.
Add salt and crushed wadis. Mix well. Cover and cook for 2 minutes more.Saag is ready to be served.


  1. sounds very heathy, yet to try with urad dal wadi...but looks very delicious as well

  2. Hi soma,This saago with the badhi is my favourite,My mummy always used to prepare this for me... actually i spent all my childhood up to college in cuttack so i know all oriya dishes...
    thanks for sharing this recipe

  3. This is healthy! I'd love to have some!

  4. Very healthy and interesting dish..

  5. Very healthy and interesting dish!

  6. Healthy and new to me..looks delicious

  7. Interesting dish..Looks healthy and tasty..

  8. I too make thisrecipe.. urs looks very tempting and perfect.. thanks for sharing dear.. :)