Pav bhaji

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Pav bhaji is a maharashtrian fast food dish that originated from Mumbai. Bhaji the spicy blend of vegetables and the bun what a combination. I love this combo. I used to prepare this bhaji for chappathi.

Pav bhaji

Ingredients:

      • 1 packet (12 nos) - Pav buns (as needed)
      • 2 tbsp – Butter
      • 1 no – Onion (chopped finely)
      • 1 no – Tomato (chopped finely)
      • 1 tsp – Ginger garlic paste
      • 1 no – Green chilli (chopped finely)
      • 2 nos – Potato (chopped finely)
      • 1 no – Carrot (chopped finely)
      • 6 nos – Beans (chopped finely)
      • 1/4 cup – Green peas
      • 2 tsp – Pav bhaji masala (I used MTR brand)
      • 1 tsp – Red chilli powder (as needed)
      • 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
      • 1 tsp – Lemon juice (as needed)
      • Salt as needed
      • Onion and coriander leaves for garnishing (chopped finely)

Pav bhaji process

Pav bhaji Collage

Preparation method:

  1. Pressure cook chopped potato, carrot and beans, turmeric powder, enough water and salt, until well cooked. Allow them to cool and then mash it well, set aside.
  2. Heat butter in a pan, add onion, green chilli and ginger garlic paste, saute until translucent. Add green peas and cook until 1/2 done. Then add tomato saute until mushy.
  3. At this stage add pav bhaji masala, red chilli powder and required salt, saute until raw smell goes. Then add mashed vegetables and 1/4 cup water, cover with lid and cook until everything is well cooked. When you reach desire consistency, switch off the stove.
  4. Garnish with chopped onion and coriander leaves, lemon juice as needed.
  5. Toast the pav bun with little butter then spread enough bhaji in the middle and enjoy it.

Pav bhaji

Notes:

  • You can add any vegetables of your choice like capsicum, cauliflower etc. 

Pav bhaji

17 comments:

  1. Mouthwatering pictures.. I havent made ths fr months :(

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  2. wow my mouth waters Shanthi :) my all time favorite you have done it and clicked so well

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  3. My favorite snack..looks yum!

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  4. Super delicious...
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  5. Looks so delicious in your photos!! I love pav bhaji!

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  6. hi Shanti,
    thanks for dropping by my space. u have a lovely blog and nice step-by-step tutorial. happy to follow you. be in touch :)

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  7. Looks perfect dear :) And very lovely clicks too :)

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  8. Droolingggggggg here, love pav bhaji anytime..My all time favourite.

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  9. well made shanthi.. nice clicks too..

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  10. my favorite,looks yummy.....irresistible :)

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  11. looks so awesome,nice tempting clicks.

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  12. Wow, wonderful pav bhaji. I just love it, you have a wonderful blog. I am happily following you.

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