Pav Bhaji | How to make Pav Bhaji

By Imly Express  |  20th Nov 2015  |  
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About Pav Bhaji Recipe

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

Pav Bhaji

Ingredients to make 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)

How to make Pav Bhaji

  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.

Reviews for Pav Bhaji (9)

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Chitra Karuppiah2 years ago

My sons favorite food this is..So I'll learn nd cook.

Nirmala Panda2 years ago

It's good

Reena Sinha3 years ago

it's too good

Sandhya Yadav3 years ago

Good I like it

Shallu Baderia3 years ago

Yummy. I made it at home. Too good

Archana Upadhyay4 years ago


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