Pav Bhaji | How to make Pav Bhajiby Imly ExpressCreated on 20th Nov 2015

  • Pav Bhaji, How to make Pav Bhaji
  • Pav Bhaji | How to make Pav Bhaji (241 likes)

  • By Imly Express
    Created on 20th Nov 2015

About Pav Bhaji

This delectable street-style snack is one of the hottest sellers in this restaurant

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People

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Pav Bhaji


  • For The Chilli-garlic Paste
  • 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pcs whole dry kashmiri red chillies deseed
  • 2 to 2 1/2 clove garlic(lehsun) roughly chopped
  • For the bhaji:
  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1/8 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/8 cup chopped capsicum
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1/3 tbsp pav bhaji masala
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/8 cup boiled and lightly mashed green peas
  • 1/3 cup boiled peeled and mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
  • For The Pav
  • 2 pcs ladipav
  • 2 tsp butter for cooking
  • 1/4 tsp pavbhaji masala
  • For Serving:
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 pc lemon wedges
  • 1 pc roasted papad
  • 1 tsp butter
  • For The Garnish
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)


  1. For the chilli paste: Soak the red chillies in enough warm water for atleast an hour. Drain the chillies, add the garlic and blend in a mixer till smooth, adding little water. Keep aside.
  2. For the bhaaji: Heat the butter and oil in a kadhai and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the chilli-garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the onions and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the capsicum and sauté for 1 more minute. Add the tomatoes and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, mash well using a potato masher.
  4. Add the salt, pavbhaji masala, chilli powder and cook for another 2 minutes. Add the green peas, potatoes, mix well and cook along with 1/3 cup of water for 1 to 2 minutes, while mashing it with a masher.
  5. For the pav: Slit 2 pavs vertically and keep aside. Heat a large tava, add 2 tsp of butter and slit open the pavs and place on it. Cook on a medium flame till they turn light brown and crisp on both the sides. (add more butter if needed)
  6. How to serve :Place ¼ th of hot bhaji, 2 pavs, ¼ cup of onions, a lemon wedge and a papad on a plate. Top the bhaji with 1 tsp of butter and serve immediately garnished with 1 tsp of coriander.
  • Sandhya Yadav2 months ago

    Good I like it

  • Shallu Baderia6 months ago

    Yummy. I made it at home. Too good