Pav bhaji

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Pav bhaji


Pav bhaji is a street food dish from Maharashtra consisting of a thick vegetable curry fried and served with a soft bread roll or pav

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • 5 nos cubed potatoes

  • 1/2 cups green peas

  • 1 cups gobi

  • 1 cups capsicum chopped

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 2 nos medium onions

  • 1 nos green chili optional

  • 1 tsp red chili powder

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric / haldi

  • 1 tbsp everest paav bhaji masala powder (use more if your potatoes are large)

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1 nos tomato (optional)additional

  • 4-6 nos butter for pavpav (buns)

  • 2 nos for garnish (optional) : lemon wedges

  • 1 piece chopped onions

  • 1 sprig coriander leaves

  • 1 tbsp butter


  • Prep of bhaji : pressure cook cabbage potatoes and peas capsicum until cooked fully.
  • Mash up well when the pressure comes down. You can also cook these in a pot.
  • Add oil to a pan and heat up.
  • Add onions puriand fry till they turn translucent, add ginger garlic paste and chili. Fry till it gets fragrant.
  • Add tomatoes puri
  • Fry till tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  • Add chili powder and pav bhaji masala powder.
  • Mix and fry for another 2 minutes or until the raw smell of the mixture goes away.
  • Add boiled & mashed veggies.
  • Pour water just enough to bring to a consistency.
  • Cook for 3 to 5 mins until the bhaji get thick
  • Making pav bhaji : Slit the pav buns horizontally leaving one edge intact.
  • Heat butter on a pan. Open the buns and sprinkle some masala on butter.
  • Place the pav & toast it for a min or two.
  • Garnish pav bhaji with onions, butter and serve it hot or warm.