Mumbai is known for its street food. Vada Pav, Pav Bhaji, Paani Puri, Misal Pav, Tava Pulav etc keeps the city running.
This delightful dish originated back in mid 19th century. It is a light alternative option often preferred to a full heavy meal.
Pav bhaji is a popular street food dish from Maharashtra, India. Pav bhaji is a vegetable curry where diff vegetables are mashed to formed a smooth consistency giving it a unique texture and flavor
- 1 Tava
- 1 Smasher/Spatula
- 3 medium size Potato
- 1 Cup Mixed Veg
- 1 Pc Large Onion Finely Chopped
- 4-5 Cloves Garlic Finely Chopped
- 1 Inch Ginger Finely Chopped
- 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
- 2 tbsp Paav Bhaji Masala
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- 1 tsp cumin powder
- Salt To Taste
- 2 tbsp Refined Oil
- 3 tbsp Butter
- 1 Fresh Coriander For Garnishing
- 10-12 Pcs Pav
- Heat oil or butter in a large pan or kadai over medium heatAdd minced garlic and ginger and saute for a minute till fragrantAdd chopped onions and cook till they turn translucentAdd tomatoes and cook till they turn soft and mushyAdd in all the spices including the pav bhaji masala and salt and cook till oil separatesAdd the boiled and mashed potatoes and vegetables to the pan and mix till everything combinesAdd in the grated capsicum and reduce the bhaji to low and let the bhaji simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionallyYou can a little water to adjust the consistencyAdd the butter and let it cook for 5 more mins for the paav, slit the pav horizontally without separating the halvesHeat a pan or a tawa on medium heat and add butterPlace the pav on the pan and toast the cut side down till golden and crispyflip the pav and toast the other side as well
- Serve the pav bhaji hot , garnished with chopped fresh corianderServe with toasted paav, a dallop of butter,chopped onions and lemon slices
- Enjoy the pav bhaji as a delicious and satisfying snack!!!