Pav Bhaji Recipe

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Pav Bhaji is a very popular Indian chaat/street food dish. Commonly available in many road side restaurants and cafes, it is made with vegetables cooked in variety of spices and served with a toasted pav (bun). Pav Bhaji is more than a snack, it is a whole meal by itself.

Pav Bhaji

Ingredients:

  • Pav Buns – 5 to 6
  • Onion – 1 cup, finely chopped
  • Tomatoes – 1 cup, finely chopped
  • Potatoes – 1 cup, boiled, peeled, mashed
  • Green Peas – 1/4 cup, boiled
  • Cabbage – 1/2 cup, shredded (optional)
  • Pav Bhaji Masala Powder – 1/2 tblsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tblsp
  • Cumin Powder – 1/2 tblsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander Leaves – 1 cup, chopped
  • Lemon Juice – 2 to 3 tsp
  • Capsicum – 1/4 cup, chopped (optional)
  • Ginger – 1 tsp, grated
  • Garlic Paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Green Chillies – 1, finely chopped
  • Water – 1/4 cup or as required
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil as required

Method:

  1. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan.
  2. Saute the onions until pink.
  3. Add garlic paste and fry for 45 to 60 seconds.
  4. Add tomatoes, coriander powder, red chilli powder, pav bhaji masala, cumin powder and salt.
  5. Cook for a minute.
  6. Add the other vegetables and cook.
  7. Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Remove the lid and mash the vegetables well.
  9. Add water and capsicum.
  10. After a minute, mash again till capsicum is well blended.
  11. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves.
  12. Slit the pav buns and spread butter on the insides.
  13. Place them on a hot tawa and cook till the insides are golden brown.
  14. Garnish with onions and coriander leaves.
  15. Serve hot.

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One thought on “Garam Masala Powder

  1. venkat said on December 4, 2011 at 2:03 am

    fine

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