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Friday, April 12, 2013

Pav Bhaji

Pav bhaji is my all time favorite and i make at home often :) As meenu anuty of Homely food is hosting an event i was searching recipe corner for some recipe and the first recipe name was " pav bhaji"  couldn't resist myself to make pav  bhaji again and post it here . I already have posted a " Pumpkin pav bhaji" recipe . So this time wanted to post this yummy fast food dish . 


 4 dinner rolls or pav buns
 2 potatoes, boiled and mashed
 1 cup chopped onions
 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
 1/2 cup green peas
 1 cup grated carrots
 1 cup French beans
 1 no bay leaf
 2 no cloves
 2 no cardamon
 1 tsp Dhania pd
 1/4 tsp turmeric pd
 1/2 tsp cumin pd
 3 tsp pav bhaji masala
 1 tsp lemon juice
 salt to taste
 2 tbsp oil

For Garnish

 1/2 tablespoon Ghee / Clarified butter
 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • Boil peas , potato , carrot beans and strain them.
  • Heat the oil in a wok over medium heat. Add  cloves , bay leaves, cardamon .
  • Then add  ginger garlic paste saute , then stir in onions .
  • Cook until onions are transparent. Add tomatoes, and cook until nicely mashed.
  • Stir in boiled  peas, carrots, beans and potatoes. Season with Red chilli pd , cumin pd ,dhania  pd, turmeric pd, pav bhaji masala, season with salt.  Keep on mashing the mixture with a masher till they are not visible.   My hubby like's when some veggie's are visible so i didn't mash it completely .
  • Toast the dinner rolls or pav buns , and spread lightly with ghee. Serve garnished with butter,chopped onion, lemon wedge and cilantro.

  • You can use any variety of veggies you like .. Meenu anuty even suggested brinjal . I haven't tried with brinjal will surely try it next time i make.
  • You can even try my "Pumkin in Pav bhaji"  for variation.
  • You can also try making green bhaji by adding all grean leafy veggies .
  • Misal pav is an perfect way to make bhaji for pav if you don't have veggies available.


  1. hey wonderful pav bhaji look

    glad u made it
    pumpkin pav bhaji i hv yet to see

    thanks for linking it up manju

  2. Lovely looking pav bhaji dear :) Such a great filler for evening snack time..

  3. i love pav Bhaji . It looks so yummy!

  4. Lovely pav bhaji, delicious...

  5. Perfect evening snacks..

  6. Pav bhaji, cant drooling here..Love it anytime.

  7. yum yum yum :) once i tasted it in a street shop and from then i love it like anything manjula..

  8. Delicious pav bhaji,my all time fav :-)

  9. delicious n tempting pav bhaji...

  10. Yummy pav bhaji... my fav too.

  11. Yummy and easy to prepare Pav Bhaji Version. I will surely try this version which does not involve grinding and patience.....

    Do drop in sometime to my blog

  12. Pav bhaji look so tasty and mouthwatering.. thanks for sharing with us

  13. Which masala are u using.... and thanks for this simple Pav Bhaji recipe


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