Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) | How to make Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns )

By Anju Bhagnari  |  25th Mar 2017  |  
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About Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) Recipe

Iconic Bombay street food.

Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) in your kitchen. This recipe requires 30 minutes for preparation and 40 minutes to cook. The Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) by Anju Bhagnari has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) at home without any difficulty. Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) this weekend. Share your Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Anju Bhagnari for inputs. In case you have any queries for Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Anju Bhagnari. You can also rate the Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) and give feedback.

Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns )

Ingredients to make Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns )

  • For the Bhaji- 1 cup boiled cauliflower
  • 1/2 Cup boiled cabbage
  • 1/2 cup boiled green peas
  • 1 boiled and chopped carrot.
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 4 medium size tomatoes, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 4 boiled potatoes, cubed
  • 2 teaspoon pav Bhaji masala
  • 2 teaspoon garlic - green chilli paste
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4; teaspoon haldi
  • Green coriander leaves, to garnish
  • lemon wedges, to serve
  • onion slices, to serve
  • water, as needed
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • For the Buns -
  • 2 cups maida
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 2 cups Milk
  • oil/ butter to brush the buns
  • 3 tablespoon butter to toast the buns and add to the Bhaji

How to make Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns )

  1. Buns Method - Add sugar to the milk and water mixture.
  2. Heat it to lukewarm.
  3. Sprinkle the yeast gently.
  4. Let stand in a warm place for 10 minutes to froth.
  5. Take the flours and salt.
  6. Add in the yeast and oil.
  7. Start kneading.
  8. The dough will be sticky
  9. Knead for 15 minutes, adding 1 to 2 tablespoon more milk if dough becomes too dry
  10. Make a smooth ball gathering the seam down.
  11. Place in an oiled vessel in a warm place for first rising.
  12. Cover or cling wrap it.
  13. When it doubles, gently punch it and bring the dough together.
  14. Measure out equal size balls.
  15. I got 15 of 40 grams each.
  16. Grease a cake tin.
  17. Roll and smoothen the balls, gathering the seams down.
  18. Brush oil or milk and keep for second rising, for about 30 minutes.
  19. Meanwhile preheat the oven , with both rods on at 200 degrees for 10 minutes.
  20. Pop the tin in the oven and bake for 13 to 15 minutes.
  21. Raise the temperature to 250 degrees and again bake for 4 to 5 minutes, to get browning effect on the buns.
  22. Brush the ready buns with oil or butter.
  23. Let it stand for 5 minutes and then de mould.
  24. Let them cool on a wire rack for sometime.
  25. Bhaji Method - Heat the oil in a heavy bottom pan.
  26. Add the onions and Capsicum.
  27. Cook till soft.
  28. Add in the garlic and chilli paste.
  29. Cook for a minute.
  30. Put in the tomatoes.
  31. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  32. Add in all boiled vegetables and seasonings.
  33. Cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
  34. Add water to adjust consistency and bring to a boil.
  35. Using a Pav Bhaji presser / Crusher , lightly crush the Sabji
  36. While serving add in little butter.
  37. Serve with buttered buns, onion slices and lemon wedges.

My Tip:

Add in vegetables of your choice. Go in for full maida or full atta pavs using the same recipe.

Reviews for Pav Bhaji ( Home Made Buns ) (1)

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

Tasty recipe!

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