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Pav Bhaji

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Pav Bhaji is a much famous fast food item of Mumbai, known as the Financial capital of India. In Marathi language, Pav means Bread and Bhaji means vegetable dish. One can find a lot of variations to the Bhaji like Cheese Pav bhaji, Paneer pav bhaji etc. The recipe I am sharing is that of the basic Pav Bhaji. For homemade Ladi Pav recipe, click here.

 



Pav Bhaji

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Pav Bhaji
Pav Bhaji is a much famous fast food item of Mumbai, known as the Financial capital of India. In Marathi language, Pav means Bread and Bhaji means vegetable dish. One can find a lot of variations to the Bhaji like Cheese Pav bhaji, Paneer pav bhaji etc.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Grind the soaked dry chillies with garlic to a fine paste. Keep aside.
  2. Put the cubed potatoes, carrots, cauliflower and green peas together in a pan.
  3. Add salt and turmeric powder and just enough water to cover the vegetables.
  4. Cover and cook till vegetables are well cooked. It is okay if they turn mushy. Keep aside.
  5. Heat butter in a pan.
  6. Add the onion and capsicum and stir till the capsicum becomes soft.
  7. Add the ground chilli- garlic paste and stir for a few seconds.
  8. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till fat separates.
  9. Tip in the cooked vegetables and mix well.
  10. Mash them well till they are well blended.
  11. Add the Pav Bhaji masala and simmer for a few minutes.
  12. Add water, if required. Switch off heat.
  13. Garnish with chopped onion, coriander leaves and a small blob of butter.
  14. How to Serve
  15. Cut the pav buns horizontally. Heat butter in a pan. Place the pav bun, cut side down, till they turn crisp and brown. Serve with the garnished bhaji and a lemon wedge.
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  1. Aruna says:

    My absolute favourite….. Hotter the better…. Butter-ier the better!

  2. Aruna says:

    My absolute favourite….. Hotter the better…. Butter-ier the better!

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