Pav Bhaji


Pav Bhaji
Pav Bhaji is a common Indian dish served at restaurants and is also a popular street food in Mumbai. It is delicious as well as healthy due to the combination of various vegetables added to it. Let us have a look at its recipe.

Ingredients (3-4 Servings):

  • Cauliflower - 500 g
  • Carrots - 2
  • Green Peas - 250 g
  • Capsicum - 1-2
  • Potatoes - 1-2
  • Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup (optional)
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Onions - 3
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Sugar - 1 - 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup - 1 tsp
  • Ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • Garlic - 7-8 cloves
  • Powdered spices - Kashmiri chilli powder- 1 tsp, Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp, Dhanajeera powder - 1/2 tsp, Garam masala powder- 1 tsp, Dry mango power (Aamchur powder) - 1 tsp, Chaat Masala - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter - 3-4 tbsp
  • Juice of 1 lemon 
  • Laadi pav - 6-8
Method :
  • Finely chop the the vegetables and peel the green peas and pressure cook them for 4 whistles and 20 minutes on low flame.
  • Melt 2 tbsp butter in a utensil and add finely chopped garlic and finely chopped green chillies to it and fry for a minute.
  • Now, add finely chopped tomatoes to it and cook till they soften.
  • Add finely chopped onions to it and cook till they soften.
  • Add sugar, salt and ginger paste to it and fry them for another minute.
  • Add the powdered spices and let them fry till the butter separates from the mixture.
  • Now add the tomato ketchup, coriander leaves and the boiled vegetables, mix it thoroughly and mash it with a masher. Cook it for a minute or two, covering it with a lid.
  • Turn off the stove and add juice of half a lemon to it.
  • Now add 1 tbsp butter and mix well.
  • Cut each laadi pav horizontally and keep aside. 
  • Add little butter at a time to the tava, melt it and add a bit of chaat masala and Kashmiri chilli powder to it.
  • Wipe the masala with each pav on both sides.
Tip - It tastes good with chopped raw onions and a slice of lemon.

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