Pav-Bhaji

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Pav-Bhaji is a Maharashtrian dish. It is incredibly tasty, nutritious, and also easy to make. Everybody in my family likes Pav Bhaji very much.

Ingredients for Bhaji

  • Potato -------- 200 grams or 1 cup cleaned and chopped
  • Carrot ------- 100 grams or 1 cup cleaned and chopped
  • French beens -------- 100 grams or 1 cup cleaned and chopped
  • Cauliflower ------- 100 grams or 1 cup cleaned and chopped
  • Green peas ------- 100 grams or 1 cup shelled
  • Oil or Ghee ------- 2 tbl spn
  • Cumin seeds ------- 1/2 tea spn
  • Turmeric powder ------- 1/2 tea spn
  • Chilli powder ------- 1/2 tea spn
  • Pav Bhaji masala ------ 2 tea spn
  • Tomato ------- 2 finely chopped
  • Capsicum ------- 2 finely chopped
  • Ginger -------- 1 piece (finely gratted) or 2 tea spn paste
  • Green chilli ------- 3 - 4 ( finely chopped )
  • Coriander leaves ------- 100 gram ( finely chopped )
  • Lemon ------- 1
  • Salt ------- ( according to taste )
  • Butter ------- ( as required )

How To make Bhaji

Boil the vagetables (potatoes, carrots, french beans, cauliflower) with half a tea spoon of salt and a cup of water. When done, mash all the vagetables with the help of a table spoon. Set aside.

Heat oil/ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds (optional). Add chopped onions and fry until they turn light brown. Add turmeric powder, tomatoes, capsicum, chilli powder and green chilli, and fry for 2 - 3 minutes. Now, add ginger and Pav Bhaji masala. Fry till the oil surfaces.

Add all the mashed vagetables, put salt as required and some water if needed. Bring to boil. Now your Pav-bhaji is ready. You can remove from the stove.

Transfer the bhaji into a bowl. Garnish it with corriander and butter.

Ingredients for Pavs

  • Pavs ------- 10 (a kind of bun)
  • Butter ------- (as required)

How to prepair Pav-Bhaji

Slit Pavs horizontly, leaving one edge attached. (like an open book). On a hot pan, melt some butter. Arrange 2 or 3 buns on the pan. Roast both the sides of the Pav. Spread some butter on the inside of the Pav and roast it till it grows brown. Your Pav is ready!

Serve 2 Pavs with hot Bhaji and a peice of lemon.

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