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Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji


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  • 8 pavs buns (available in a confectionary)
  • 2 Tbsp butter to shallow fry

For Bhaji

  • 1 capsicum chopped fine
  • 2 onions chopped fine
  • 2 tomatoes chopped fine
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped mixed vegetables (beans, carrots, cauliflower, potato, beans, bottle
  • gourds, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup shelled peas
  • 3 Tbsp Yellow butter
  • 2 tsp. pav bhaji masala
  • 1 1/2 tsp. chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup water (in which vegetables were boiled)
  • 1/2 tsp each ginger grated, garlic crushed
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon.
  • To Garnish:
  • 1 tbsp. coriander chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • Small pieces of lemon


  • Pressure cook mixed vegetables and peas till well done.
  • Mash them coarsely after draining.
  • Heat butter in a pan. Add ginger-garlic, capsicum, onion, tomatoes.
  • Fry for 2-3 minutes till very soft.
  • Add pav bhaji masala , chilli powder, turmeric, salt, sugar and fry further 2-3 minutes.
  • Bring to boil. Simmer till gravy is thick, stirring and mashing pieces with masala, in between.
  • Add lemon juice, stir well.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and a block of butter.
  • Slit pavs horizontally leaving one edge attached.(open it like a book) Apply butter (as desired) and roast open on a griddle till hot and soft with the surface crisp on both sides.
  • Serve hot with bhaji, a piece of lemon and chopped onion.

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