Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji Recipe
  • Snacks
  • Servings
  • 2Spicy
  • 30 MinsCook Time
  • Cuisine : Maharashtrian
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This is a favourite street food in Mumbai, that is fervently prepared at home too to appease the children and family. The favourite soft pavs satiate your buttery and spicy craving with this famous Bhaji.


2 medium  Onions finely chopped

2 medium Tomatoes finely chopped

2 large cubed Potatoes

¾ cup of Peas

1 cup of Cauliflower Florets

1 large tablespoon of Ginger-Garlic Paste

1 large Capsicum cubed

½ teaspoon of Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder

¼ teaspoon of Turmeric Powder

1 ½ tablespoons of Pav Bhaji Masala Powder

Salt to taste

3 tablespoons of Butter

2 finely chopped Onions for Garnish

2 tablespoons of Lime Juice

3 tablespoons of freshly cut Coriander Leaves

4-5 Pav buns slit in between.


Tawa, Pressure Cooker, Spoon

Step By Step Method

    1. Pressure cook the potatoes, peas and cauliflower florets together with just enough water.

    2. Let the pressure settle down, open the cooker and mash up the boiled vegetables gently.

    3. Take a Kadai, heat the butter and stir fry the onions till pink.

    4. Stir in the ginger-garlic paste and fry for a couple of minutes.

    5. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and the pav bhaji masala and fry the contents for a few seconds.

    6. Add the chopped tomatoes and stir fry till the butter seeps out.

    7. Add the capsicum and stir fry for another 2 minutes.

    8. Now pour in the mashed vegetables, add the chopped fresh coriander leaves, salt and let it simmer for 5-7 minutes with a closed lid.

    9. The Pav Bhaji is ready now. Serve along with the Pav that is slit in between and roasted with butter on the tawa.

    10. Finely chopped onions with little salt and lime sprinkled on them are served along with the Pav Bhaji. 

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