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Pav Bhaji Recipe – how to make Pav Bhaji at home

Pav Bhaji Recipe – how to make Pav Bhaji at home

Pav bhaji is one of the most popular street food and taste super delicious. Making pav bhaji is really easy as this snack recipe is really very less time consuming. This spicy blend of vegetables in tomato gravy is served with pav that is cooked with butter.

This is truly an amazing and easy innovation that is just perfect for providing a nice hot meal in hurry and one that tickles the taste buds. Prepare this mouth drooling dish for your guests or for any party or special occasion, everyone will keep craving for more. So, here’s any easy to follow recipe for pav bhaji with step-by-step pictures. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Cut the florets of cauliflower and wash them thoroughly with water. Then chop them in small chunks.

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Rinse the potatoes thoroughly with water. Boil and peel the potatoes. Keep them aside.

pav bhaji

Wash the capsicum in water and drain out excess water from it. Cut the capsicum and discard the seeds and chop them finely.

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Also, wash the tomatoes and chop the finely. If it contains lots of seeds then discard them.

pav bhajiMaking:

Place the chopped cauliflower into the vessel along with the green peas and a cup of water. Put the vessel on flame and let it cook till the veggies become soft. Cover the vessel so that it gets tender quickly.

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Heat a pan with 2 tbsp of butter in it. Let the butter melt. Then add ginger paste and chopped green chilly (remove the seeds). Roast them for a while. Now add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Mix it well.

pav bhaji

Add chopped capsicum into the masala. Mix everything really well. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes until the veggies get cooked through. After that, mash everything with the help of a masher.

pav bhaji

Now add boiled cauliflower and green peas to the masala. Cook them well while mashing it together with the masala. Vegetables are now mashed completely.

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Then crumble the potatoes with hand and add it directly to the masala followed by salt, red chilly powder and pav bhaji masala. Again cook while mashing the bhaji continuously.

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Add 1/2 cup of water into the bhaji masala. Cook and keep mashing the veggies until everything comes together. Keep the veggies crunchy which tastes delicious.

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Now the bhaji is mashed and cooked completely. Further add some chopped green coriander and 1 tsp of butter into the bhaji.

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Bhaji is now ready. Turn off the flame. Transfer it to a bowl.

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Take Pav bread and slice it from between keeping one end joint. Put some butter on tawa and let it melt. Place the pav bread over it. Slightly roast the pav breads from both the sides.

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Pav bread is now roasted aptly. Transfer it to a plate. Similarly, roast few more pav breads. Pav breads are now ready to serve.

pav bhajiServing:

Garnish this tempting and mouth-drooling bhaji with some butter and coriander sprigs and serve it steaming hot along with pav breads. Enjoy!

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Pav Bhaji Recipe - how to make Pav Bhaji at home pav bhaji
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Potatoes – 3 (300 grams)
  • Tomatoes – 6 (400 grams)
  • Capsicum – 1 (100 grams)
  • Cauliflower florets – 1 cup (200 grams)
  • Green peas – ½ cup
  • Green coriander – 3 to 4 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Butter – ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Green chilly – 2 (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Pav bhaji masala – 2 tsp
  • Degi red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1.5 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Cut the florets of cauliflower.
  2. Boil and peel the potatoes.
  3. Cut the capsicum and discard the seeds and chop them finely.
  4. Also, wash the tomatoes and chop the finely.
  5. Heat a vessel with chopped cauliflower, green peas and 1 cup of water in it. Let it cook till the veggies become soft.
  6. Heat a pan with 2 tbsp of butter in it. Add ginger paste, chopped green chilly, chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Mix it well.
  7. Add chopped capsicum into the masala. Mix everything really well. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Now add boiled cauliflower and green peas to the masala. Cook them well while mashing it together with the masala.
  9. Then crumble the potatoes and add it directly to the masala along with salt, red chilly powder and pav bhaji masala. Mashing the bhaji with the masher.
  10. Add ½ cup of water into the bhaji masala. Cook and keep mashing the veggies.
  11. Further add some chopped green coriander and 1 tsp of butter into the bhaji. Turn off the flame. Transfer the bhaji to a bowl.
  12. Cut the pav bread from between keeping one end joint. Put some butter on tawa and place the pav bread over it and roast it from both the sides. Transfer it to a plate. Similarly, toast few more pav breads.
  13. Garnish this tempting bhaji with some butter and coriander sprigs and serve it steaming hot along with pav breads. Enjoy!

 

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