Instant Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji in Cooker

Pav Bhaji is one of the famous things in Mumbai.  This is the life of Mumbai and the taste of Mumbai’s  pav bhaji is also amazing.  Today we will make Pav Bhaji in Mumbai Style.  But we will make this in the cooker and it will be ready very soon after being cooked in the cooker.  So prepare it by making it with an easy method and enjoy Mumbai style pav bhaji sitting at home.


Ingredients for Pav Bhaji


Pav - 6

Potato - 3 (300 g)

Tomato - 4 (250 g)

Cauliflower - 125 g Flowers

Fresh Peas - ½ cup

Green Capsicum - ½ cup, finely chopped

Oil - 2 tbsp

Beetroot - medium

Turmeric Powder - ½ tsp

Green Chilli - 1

Ginger - ½ tsp, grated

Kashmiri Red Chilli - 2.5 tsp

Salt - 1.25 tsp

Lemon Juice - ½ tbsp

Coriander Leaves - 2 tbsp

Butter - 70 grams


Vegetables for Pav Bhaji


Cut 3 potatoes into big pieces.  Then finely chop a medium sized beetroot.  Take 125 grams floret cauliflower and ½ cup of fresh peas.


Process of boiling vegetables


Mix chopped potatoes, peas, cauliflower, finely chopped beetroot, 1 cup of water, ½ tsp of turmeric and ¾ tsp of salt in the cooker.  Now cook them on high flame till one whistle.  After a whistle, reduce the flame to low and cook for 4 minutes.  After completion of time, keep the cooker to cool down.


Process of making masala for Pav Bhaji


Heat 2 tbsp of oil and 2 tbsp of butter in the pan.  When hot, add 4 finely chopped tomatoes, ½ tsp of salt, 1 finely chopped green chilli and ½ tsp of grated ginger.  Now fry them well with tomatoes until the tomatoes start getting mashed.


When the tomatoes are mashed well, add ½ cup of finely chopped capsicum and cook them well.  When they are cooked, add 1.5 tsp of kashmiri red chilli and 2 tsp of pav bhaji masala and fry them till the spices leave the oil.


When roasted, add boiled vegetables to it and mix.  After mixing, reduce the flame to low and mash the vegetables well.  After mashing, mix them and add some water to it and dilute it accordingly.  Also, add 2 tbsp of butter, the juice of 1 small lemon and 2 tbsp of green coriander and mix it.  Bhaji will be ready.


Process of making Pav ready


Take out a part of the pav and cut it from the middle, do not cut it completely, let it be attached to the back.  Heat the tawa, put some vegetable and butter on it, put the pav on it and cook it lightly from both the sides.  Cook all the pavs in the same way, pav will be ready.


Both Pav and Bhaji will be ready.  Serve them with lemon slices and green chillies and enjoy the special taste of Mumbai.




Mash the vegetables well.

Do not cut the pav completely, leave a little behind.

Instant Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji in Cooker



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