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Pav bhaji

Titir Pande
5 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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With winters coming in and bringing with it so many colourful veggies, pav bhaji becomes more mouth watering and delicious.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Sauteeing
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Veggies (quantity as per your choice) - 2 medium carrot, few french beans, 4 medium potato, 2 medium capsicum, 1 semi medium cauliflower, spring onion leaves, green peas
  2. Finely chopped onions - 2 medium
  3. Tomato grated - 2 large
  4. Lemon juice 2 tbspn
  5. Red chilli powder
  6. Salt
  7. Black pepper crushed 2 tspn
  8. Pav bhaji masala (I have prepared the masala at home. You can use the masala packet from market)
  9. Butter
  10. Oil
  11. Garnish - chopped onion and chopped coriander
  12. Pav cut in half


  1. Roughly chop the veggies and boil it in cooker with little salt and water for 2 whistles
  2. When the veggies boil, strain the boiled veggies from excess water. Do not throw the stock water.
  3. Mash the veggies (not too smoothly) and keep aside.
  4. In a pan heat oil and add the chopped onion.
  5. When the onion turns pink add the grated tomato and mix well. Keep on stirring.
  6. Add red chilli powder, salt, pav bhaji masala, green chilli and mix well.
  7. From time to time keep on sprinkling the stock water and stir the masala till oil starts releasing.
  8. Now add the mashed veggies and mix properly. Add butter and mix well. When the bhaji starts releasing oil add the crushed black pepper and lemon juice.
  9. Remove the pan from flame and garnish wiyh coriander and chopped onion.
  10. Now heat a tava. Apply butter on both side of the pav and heat it from both side till it browns.
  11. Serve hot with the bhaji.

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Preeti Gurung
Preeti Gurung   Jan-10-2017

One of my favs!

swapna ghosh
swapna ghosh   Jan-08-2017

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