Pav Bhaji | How to make Pav Bhaji

By Bishakha Kumari Saxena  |  22nd Jan 2017  |  
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About Pav Bhaji Recipe

This recipe is by famous chef Tarla Dalal. Everybody loves pav bhaji and nothing better tham the one made at home. So follow this easy recipe to make this delicious dish at home.

Pav Bhaji is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Pav Bhaji has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Bishakha Kumari Saxena is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Pav Bhaji recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Pav Bhaji is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Pav Bhaji is perfect to serve 4 people. Pav Bhaji is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Pav Bhaji. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Pav Bhaji by commenting on this page below!

Pav Bhaji

Ingredients to make Pav Bhaji

  • For the pav preparation : 8 ladi pavs
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp pav bhaji masala(optional)
  • For the bhaji : 1 +1/2 cups potatoes
  • boiled and mashed 1 cup cauliflower,
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1/2 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 + 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 + 1/2 tbsp pav bhaji masala
  • 1/2 tsp black salt (sanchal)
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • To be ground into a chilli-garlic paste :
  • 4 to 6 cloves garlic (lehsun)
  • 3 to 4 whole dry kashmiri red chillies, soaked in warm water

How to make Pav Bhaji

  1. Boil the cauliflower, peas and carrots till they are soft. Drain out the excess water.
  2. Heat the butter in a large pan, add the onion and capsicum and saut for 2 minutes. Then, add the prepared chilli-garlic paste and saut till the onion softens.
  3. Add the tomatoes and simmer till the oil separates.
  4. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, pav bhaji masala, black salt and salt and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add the boiled vegetables and potatoes and mash thoroughly using a potato masher, adding ½ cup of water if required.
  6. For the pav: Slice each pav into 2 horizontally. Apply a little butter to each side and sprinkle with a little pav bhaji masala, if desired.Heat a large tava and cook the pav on both sides till the pieces are lightly browned.

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