Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji

Ingredients :
Potato - 200 grams cleaned and chopped
Carrot - 100 grams cleaned and chopped
French beans - 100 grams cleaned and chopped
Cauliflower - 100 grams cleaned and chopped
Green peas - 100 grams cup shelled
Oil or Ghee - 2 tblspn
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tspn
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tspn
Chilli powder - 1/2 tspn
Pav Bhaji masala - 2 tspn
Tomato - 2 finely chopped
Capsicum - 2 finely chopped
Ginger - 1 piece (finely grated) or 2 tspn paste
Green chilli - 3 to 4 (finely chopped )
Coriander leaves - 100 gram (finely chopped )
Lemon - 1
Salt - (as per taste )
Butter - (as required )
Pav - 4 piece (a kind of bun)

Preparation :
For Bhaji -
Boil the vegetables (potatoes, carrots, french beans, cauliflower) with half a tea spoon of salt and a cup of water. When done, mash all the vegetables with the help of a table spoon or Potato smasher. Set aside.

Heat oil/ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds (optional). Add chopped onions and fry until they turn light brown. Add turmeric powder, tomatoes, capsicum, chilli powder and green chilli, and fry for 2 - 3 minutes. Now, add ginger and Pav Bhaji masala. Fry till the oil surfaces.

Add all the mashed vegetables, put salt as required and some water if needed. Let it Boil for few minutes.
Now your bhaji is ready.

For Pav -
Slit Pav horizontally, leaving one edge attached(like an open book). On a hot pan, melt some butter. Arrange 2 or 3 buns on the pan. Roast both the sides of the Pav. Spread some butter on the inside of the Pav and roast it till it becomes brown. Your Pav is ready!

Serving :
Garnish Bhaji with Coriander and finely chopped Onions.
Serve Bhaji with Pav and lemon wedges.