Pav Bhaji Recipe - How to make Pav Bhaji at home

Pav bhaji is one of the most liked and popular street food of mumbai. You can very easily prepare this at your home instantly and easily. Serve this lip smacking pav bhaji as lunch or dinner, you and your family will relish eating it for sure.

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Ingredients for Mumbai Pav Bhaji

  • Boiled potatoes - 3 (300 grams)
  • Tomato - 6 (400 grams)
  • Capsicum - 1 (100 grams)
  • Cauliflower - 1 cup (finely chopped) (200 grams)
  • Green peas -1/2 cup
  • Green coriander - 3 to 4 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Butter - 1/2 cup (100 grams)
  • Ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chilly - 2 (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Pav bhaji masala - 2 tsp
  • Degi red chilly - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/5 tsp or to taste

How to make Pav Bhaji at home

Rinse the cauliflower thoroughly and chop them finely for making the pav bhaji. Place cauliflower and peas in a vessel along with 1 cup of water. Cover and cook them on flame until tender. 

Peel the boiled potatoes, finely chop the tomatoes and remove the seeds from capsicum and chop it finely. 

Check the cauliflower and peas if they have turned tender. Turn off the flame now. 

Heat a pan and add 2 tbsp butter into it. When the butter melts, add ginger paste and green chilies to it and saute for a while. Now add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, coriander powder and capsicum. Mix well. Cover and let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

Check is the veggies have turned tender. Now with help of a masher, mask the veggies really well and continue cooking. 

Sabzi is mashed well, now crumble the potatoes and add them to the pan, followed by salt, red chilly powder, pav bhaji masala and mash the veggies with the masher and keep cooking the bhaji for a while. Add 1/2 cup water or as desired to the bhaji . The bhaji sabzi should be little thin in consistency. Now cook the bhaji until it gets smooth in consistency and everything is mixed well. 

Add some green coriander and 1 tsp butter to the bhaji sabzi. Bhaji is ready to be served, transfer it to the bowl and garnish with some green coriander sprigs.

Roast the pavs:

Preheat a tawa on the flame. Cut the pav in the center keeping it joined at the other side. Spread some butter over the tawa and place the pav over it. Roast the pavs on each side. Transfer the roasted pav over a plate and likewise roast rest of the pavs as well. 

Serve piping hot and super lip smacking pav bhaji and relish eating.

  • For 3 to 4 members
  • 50 minutes

Pav Bhaji Recipe - how to make Pav Bhaji at home



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