Pav Bhaji Mumbai’s street food is popular among Indians.It can set anybody’s taste buds tingling.I tried this Pav Bhaji several times in my house and became one of our favourite dinner items.Moreover it is good choice during lending and also good for our health.
Pav is actually the square shaped soft bun .Plain bread loaves,dinner rolls or bun can be substituted,Bhaji is the vegetable cooked with spice. More about PavBhaji!
Vegetable oil- 2tbsp
Finely chopped capsicum - 1medium size
Finely chopped onion - 3 medium size
Tomato pureed- 2 medium size
Ginger,Garlic Finely chopped- 1tbsp
Lemon juice - 1/2 lemon
Potato - 1large
Carrot - 1large
French Beans- 1/2 cup
Green Peas- 1 cup
Chili powder- 1 tsp(For extra hotness add more)
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
PavBhaji Masala- 3tsp(I used Mother’s recipe)
Salt to taste
Coriander chopped- 1/2 cup
Onion chopped - 1 medium sized
Lemon cut into small pieces- 1
Butter small cubes(optional)
Cook all the vegetables in less water, till well done and mashed them coarsely and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan.saute ginger,garlic till brown.Add onion,capsicum and tomatoes fry until it becomes soft .
Add PavBhaji masala,Chili powder,Turmeric powder,Sugar and salt and fry till brown colour .
Add the mashed vegetables and mix well and allow to stay in low fire for 2-3 minutes.
Add lemon juice and stir well.
Garnish with coriander and butter blocks.
Slit the pavs horizontally leaving one edge attached.
In a pan spread little butter and shallow fry the pav ,do the same on both sides.
Serve hot this buttered pav along with bhaji,chopped onion and lemon pieces.