Spicy Masala Pav Recipe | Masala Pav Recipe
Masala Pav is a famous Mumbai street food. Pavs toasted in butter and layered with buttery vegetable stuffings are mouth-watering. These spicy masala pavs are so delicious that you can have them until full.
Ingredients required for Masala Pav:
Desi Ghee - 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Green Chilli-Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp
Capsicum - 1, finely chopped
Tomato - 2, finely chopped
Salt - more than 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Pav Bhaji Masala - 1 tsp
Butter - 2 tbsp
Coriander Leaves - 2-3 tsp
Pav - 4
Spicy Masala Pav Recipe:
Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a pan. Once the ghee melts, add 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds, 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder, 1 tsp of ginger & chili paste to the pan and roast the masala briefly.
Add 1-finely chopped capsicum, 2-finely chopped tomatoes, and saute them lightly. Add more than 1/2 tsp of salt, 1 tsp of red chili powder, 1 tsp of pav bhaji masala, and cook while stirring occasionally. Cover and cook the stuffing for 2-3 minutes.
Suggestion: If you eat garlic/onions, then after roasting cumin seeds, fry 1-finely chopped onion, 7-8 chopped garlic cloves, and fry till pinkish.
After 2 minutes, add 2 tbsp of butter to the stuffing and mix well. Add 1 tsp of water and cook while mashing the tomatoes.
Once the butter starts separating from the masala, add 2-3 tsp of chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Turn off the flame and take the masala out on a plate.
Take 4-pav pieces and cut them from the center. Add butter to the pan and toast pav from both sides.
Spread prepared stuffing over the pav and garnish with coriander and ginger julienne. Similarly, prepare all the masala pav.
Masala Pav is ready to be served. These delicious masala pavs are easy and quick to prepare. So, do try this recipe at home.