Mumbai Special Masala Pav

If your daily breakfast of porridge, sprouts or poha fills you up, then definitely read our recipe today.  Today we are going to make the famous Masala Pav of Maharashtra.  It is very easy to make them and they are ready in a jiffy.  So you also make masala pav for breakfast and enjoy this taste of Maharashtra.


Ingredients for Masala Pav


Desi Ghee - 1 tbsp

Turmeric Powder - ¼ tsp

Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp

Coriander Powder - 1 tsp

Green Chilli-Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp

Capsicum - 1, finely chopped

Tomato - 2, finely chopped

Salt - a little more than ½ tsp

Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp

Pav Bhaji Masala - 1 tsp

Butter - 2 tbsp

Coriander Leaves - 2-3 tsp

Pav - 4


Process of making Masala


Put 1 tsp of ghee in a pan and heat it.  Reduce the flame to low and put ½ tsp of cumin, ¼ tsp of turmeric, 1 tsp of coriander powder and 1 tbsp of ginger green chilli paste in hot ghee.  After frying the spices lightly, add 1 finely chopped capsicum and 2 finely chopped tomatoes and turn up the flame to medium.


Then add a little more than ½ tsp of salt, 1 tsp of kashmiri red chilli powder and 1 tsp of pav bhaji masala.  Cook them while stirring them for a while, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.  After 2 minutes, after stirring it, add 2 tablespoons of butter and mash them well with a masher.  Add 1 tsp of water and cook for 1 minute while mashing.  When the time is up, add 2-3 teaspoons of green coriander and mix it.  Masala will be ready, take it out on a plate.


Process of assembling Masala Pav


Put some butter on the pan, cut the pav from the middle and roast it on medium flame.  After turning it, reduce the flame to and spread it by applying spices, then turn off the flame and put some green coriander and 3-4 ginger julienne on it and keep it in a plate.  Delicious masala pav is ready, serve it and enjoy its taste.  Similarly make as many as you want.




If you eat onions, then after roasting cumin seeds, cut 1 finely chopped onion and 7-8 cloves of garlic and fry till it becomes pink.  Then add the rest of the spices according to the method.

Mumbai Special Masala Pav



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