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Pav bhaji

Pav bhaji


Pav bhaji is a fast food or a famous Street Food from Maharashtra, India, consisting of a thick vegetable curry - bhaji fried in butter and served with a soft bread roll or pav with dollops of butter and raw onion salad.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 30


Serves 4

  • Pav (buns) 4-6 nos

  • chopped cabbage 1 cups

  • Medium potatoes 4 nos

  • Capsicum chopped 1/2 cups

  • chopped carrots 1/2 cups

  • Chopped cauliflower 1/2 cups

  • Geen peas par boiled (adjust to suit your taste)3/4cups 3/4 cups

  • Butter or oil 1 tbsp

  • Medium onions finely chopped 2 nos

  • green chilli 1 nos

  • red chili powder 1/2 tsp

  • turmeric 1/4 tsp

  • paav bhaji masala powder 1 1/2 tbsp

  • ginger garlic paste 1 tsp

  • medium tomatoes 3 nos

  • salt or to taste 1 tsp

  • Additional butter for pav 1 tbsp

  • For garnish: Lemon wedges 1 nos

  • chopped onions 1 tbsp

  • Coriander leaves chopped 1 tbsp

  • butter 1 tbsp


  • 01

    Make a paste of tomatoes in a blender.

  • 02

    Boil cabbage, cauliflower, potatoes and carrots by adding half glass of water and little salt for two three whistles in a pressure cooker or until cooked.

  • 03

    Boil peas separately in another pan by adding a pinch of salt and sugar each to retain the green color.

  • 04

    Add butter or oil to a pan and heat.

  • 05

    Add onions and fry till they turn translucent, add ginger garlic paste and fry till it gets fragrant.

  • 06

    Add capsicums and saute for 3 to 4 minutes.

  • 07

    Add tomato paste and fry till u get a nice red colour .

  • 08

    Add chilli powder, turmeric powder salt and pav bhaji masala powder. mix thoroughly for another 2 minutes.

  • 09

    Add boiled veggies, and mash well with the masher.

  • 10

    Pour water just enough and cook until it reaches a desired consistency.

  • 11

    Slit the pav buns horizontally.Heat butter on a pan.

  • 12

    cook the buns one by one in butter till u get nice golden colour.

  • 13

    If you like to make it more spicy, sprinkle some paav bhaji masala powder on the inner side.

  • 14

    Garnish pav bhaji with onions, coriander leaves, butter and a dash of lime juice

  • 15

    Serve hot ,Enjoy!



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