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Kheema pav

Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
30 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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This is a typical parsi style bread, a delicious kheema stuffed pavs served with melted butter or maska.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Parsee
  • Baking
  • Basic recipe

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. For the pav/buns dough :
  2. Maida - 2 cups
  3. Warm water - 80 ml
  4. Lemon juice - (1/2 lemon)
  5. Sugar - 1 tbsp
  6. Active dry yeast - 1.25 tsp
  7. Butter - 2 tbsp
  8. Milk powder - 17.5 gm
  9. salt - 1 tsp
  10. Kheema curry:
  11. Chicken kheema - 200 gm
  12. Chopped onion - 1
  13. Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
  14. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  15. Jeera powder- 1 tsp
  16. red chilly powder- 1 tsp
  17. Garam masala powder - 1/4 th tsp
  18. Coriander leaves (chopped) - handful
  19. Salt
  20. Refined oil


  1. For the kheema curry : Heat a kadhai with refined oil. Add chopped onion and saute till golden brown.
  2. Then add the ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
  3. Then add the chopped kheema, powdered masalas and salt. Cook till almost done.
  4. Add the coriander leaves and stir. Cook till dry and cool it.
  5. For the pav : Mix warm water and sugar together. Add the yeast to it and let it rise.
  6. Mix the flour with milk powder and salt in the bowl.
  7. Add the lemon juice and milk to the risen yeast mix.
  8. Slowly add this mix to the flour and mix slowly while kneading. Add the soft butter to it as well.
  9. Knead a soft dough, cover it and let it rise in a warm environment for 1 to 1.5 hrs.
  10. Divide the mix into small balls (60 gm each). Stuff 2 teaspoon of the kheema mix in each ball and shape them again to form roundels.
  11. Place them on a greased baking tray and leave it rise for 30 minutes.
  12. Brush them with milk and bake them for 5 minutes at 200 degree Celsius in a preheated oven and then decrease the temperature to 180 degree Celsius and bake them for 25 minutes.

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Kanak Patel
Kanak Patel   Feb-27-2017

Looks perfect!

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