Pav Bhaji

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Born in the Mumbai streets, Pav Bhaji has become one of the most raved street foods throughout India. The bhaji or coarsely mashed veggies cooked in spicy tomato gravy and served with butter-laced buns or pav is divine! It’s often the ‘go-to’ meal for the busy men in the street and never fails to comfort the taste buds with its warm spicy flavors. But what if you get a sudden pav bhaji craving and couldn’t find any pav bhaji vendor nearby? Simple, make it at home.

It’s simple to cook, gets ready in no time and always provide you with a filling outcome. Yum!

Pav Bhaji - Bun and Mashed Vegetable and Potato Curry - Recipe Treasure - recipetreasure.com

Pav Bhaji

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Skill Scale: Moderate
Prep Time: 10-20 minutes
Cook Time: about 30-40 minutes

Ingredients

  • For bhaji
  • butter - half-stick
  • garlic cloves - 5
  • onion - 2, medium
  • potato - 1 cup, (boiled and mashed )
  • cauliflower - 1 cup
  • cabbage - 1 cup
  • peas - 1/2 cup
  • bell pepper - 1/2 cup
  • spinach - 1/2 cup, chopped
  • tomatoes - 2, large
  • tomato - 1 can
  • salt - to taste
  • lemons - 2
  • pav bhaji masala - according to your taste
  • For pav
  • pav - 8
  • butter - 2 tsp

Instructions

  • For bhaji
  • Heat the butter in a pan
  • Add the garlic, chillies, and onions and sauté for 3-4 minutes
  • Add the cauliflower and cabbage and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add peas, bell pepper, spinach and cook for 5 to 7 minutes
  • Add mashed potato, tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt, lemon juice and pav bhaji masala.
  • Mash thoroughly using a potato masher.
  • Add water and bring it to a boil.
  • Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • For pav
  • Cut the pav in half. Toast the pav halves with butter until they are golden brown.

Serve garnished with chopped cilantro and chopped onion.

Note - For Vegan, replace the butter with oil. You can use the hamburger buns or breads or dinner rolls as a substitute for pav.

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Pav Bhaji - Bun and Mashed Vegetable and Potato Curry - Recipe Treasure - recipetreasure.com

Pav Bhaji - Bun and Mashed Vegetable and Potato Curry - Recipe Treasure - recipetreasure.com

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