Paav Bhaji | How to make Paav Bhaji

By Faheema Delvi  |  9th Apr 2016  |  
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About Paav Bhaji Recipe

This traditional street food from Maharashtra is relished by everyone.

The delicious and mouthwatering Paav Bhaji is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Paav Bhaji is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Paav Bhaji. Faheema Delvi shared Paav Bhaji recipe which can serve 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Paav Bhaji. Try this delicious Paav Bhaji recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Faheema Delvi of Paav Bhaji by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Paav Bhaji can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Paav Bhaji with other users

Paav Bhaji

Ingredients to make Paav Bhaji

  • Ingredients for paav:
  • maida 4 cups
  • sugar 1 tsp
  • salt 1 tsp
  • yeast 2 tbsp (I used instant)
  • Warm water 1 glass
  • Milk powder 1 tbsp
  • olive oil to mix and grease
  • Milk to brush on balls
  • Ingredients for bhaji:
  • Vegetables all cut in cubes and boiled: carrot 1
  • cauliflower 1 cup
  • beans 1 cup
  • potato 2 big
  • salt to taste
  • capsicum half for sauteeing
  • Cheese 3 to 4 tbsp
  • butter 40 gms or 4 tbsp
  • red chilli and garlic paste
  • tomatoes 3 big ones (finely chopped)
  • onions 2 (finely chopped)
  • coriander powder 1 tsp
  • cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • coriander leaves (chopped)
  • fenugreek/methi leaves for garnish

How to make Paav Bhaji

  1. Knead a dough with the ingredients mentioned under 'paav' (prepare the yeast beforehand by keeping it with some warm water along with some sugar).
  2. Keep the dough and bowl greased and keep it aside for rising for an hour or more.
  3. After an hour punch the dough and make balls and keep aside covered for ten minutes to rise again.
  4. Then brush with milk and bake for 20 minutes at 170 celcius.
  5. For bhaji: First grind the red chilli and garlic into paste.
  6. Take some oil in a kadhai and add the red chilli garlic paste.
  7. Add the tomatoes and saute.
  8. Add all powders and keep sauteing till it changes colour.
  9. Add boiled vegetables with water and mash well like paste and keep cooking till water is reduced.
  10. Add cheese and butter.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves and dry methi leaves.
  12. Serve the bhaji with some buttered pav.

My Tip:

I used cheese and dry methi leaves which give the dish a unique taste.

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