Pav Bhaji Recipe
Recipe type: Street Food
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
Pav Bhaji Recipe - A delicious spicy mix vegetable mumbai street food recipe served best with indian bread called pav.
  • Tomato: 2 medium size
  • Potato: 2 medium
  • Onion: 3 medium
  • Capsicum: 1/2 capsicum
  • Brinjal: 1/3 cup
  • Bottle gourd: 1/3 cup
  • Cabbage: 1/2 cup
  • Green peas: 1/2 cup
  • Garlic: 3 cloves
  • Ginger: 1/2 inch
  • Green chili: 3 pieces
  • Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Hing (asafoetida) : 1/4 tsp
  • Pav bhai masala: 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder: 2 tsp
  • Salt: 2 tsp or to taste
  • Coriander (cilantro): 1/2 cup
  • Pav : 8 pieces
  • Butter : 2 tbsp
To make Bhaji for Pav Bhaji
  1. Chop the assorted vegetables like brinjal/baingan, cabbage, capsicum, potato and lauki/bottle gourd. Boil and pressure cook the vegetables for 10 minutes until become mushy.
  2. Mesh the boiled vegetables using a masher and make paste.
  3. Chop the tomatoes and onions. Make paste of green chili, garlic and ginger.
  4. Now in a kadhai heat oil. You can even use Amul butter instead of oil if you want.
  5. Once the oil is hot add hing (asafoetida) and chopped onions.
  6. Saute the onions for 1-2 minutes then add chopped tomatoes.
  7. Cook the tomatoes until it becomes soft.
  8. Add dry spices like red chili powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, coriander powder and ginger.
  9. Mix and let the spices get cooked with onion tomato for 2-3 minutes.
  10. Add ready made pav bhaji masala and meshed vegetables in gravy.
  11. Combine well and cook the bhaji for atleast 10-15 minutes on low to medium flame.
  12. Add water in bhaji if required and cook for 5 more minutes.
  13. Once the oil starts separating from top, pav bhaji is ready.
Prepare pav for serving pav bhaji
  1. To serve pav bhaji prepare the ladi pav by slitting the pav vertically.
  2. Heat a flat tawa / skillet and add a tsp of butter or oil. Separate the pav and place it on butter.
  3. Cook until the pav becomes golden color on either side.
Garnishing pav bhaji
  1. Serve the pav bhaji with lightly toasted bread, a dollop of amul butter on top, lemon wedge, finely chopped onion and fresh coriander leaves (dhaniya).
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