Are you a Pav Bhaji lover ?

Jul 20 2016 03:51 PM
Are you a Pav Bhaji lover ?


Potatoes 4 medium

Pav 4 medium

Cauliflower 1/4 small

Onions 2 medium

Ginger 1 inch piece

Garlic 8-10 cloves

Green capsicum 1 medium

Green chillies 3-4

Fresh coriander leaves 1/4 cup

Green peas shelled 1/4 cup

Lemons 2 Oil 3 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Pav bhaji masala 1 1/2 tablespoons

Butter 3 tablespoons

Pav 8


1. Boil, cool, peel and grate potatoes. Wash and finely chop tomatoes. Wash and grate cauliflower. Peel, wash and finely chop onion. Peel and wash ginger, garlic and grind to a fine paste.

2. Wash, halve, remove seeds and finely chop capsicum. Wash, remove stems and finely chop green chillies.

3. Clean, wash and finely chop fresh coriander leaves. Wash and boil the green peas in salted water till soft, drain and mash lightly and keep aside. Cut lemon into wedges.

4. Heat oil in a pan and add three fourth quantity of chopped onions. Sauté till light brown. Add chopped green chillies and ginger garlic paste. Stir-fry for half a minute.

5. Add half the quantity of chopped tomatoes and cook on medium heat for three to four minutes, stirring continuously or till oil separates from the masala. Add chopped capsicum, boiled and lightly mashed peas, grated cauliflower, grated boiled potatoes and one and a half cups of water.

6. Bring it to a boil and simmer for ten minutes, pressing with the back of the spoon a few times, till all the vegetables are completely mashed. Add pav bhajee masala, salt and the rest of the chopped tomatoes. Cook on medium heat for two minutes, stirring continuously.

7. Heat half of the butter in a thick-bottomed pan or a tawa. Slice pav horizontally into two and pan fry in butter for half a minute, pressing two or three times or till pav is crisp and light brown.

8. Garnish the bhajee with chopped coriander leaves, remaining butter Serve hot with pav !

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