Pav Bhaji

    Recipe by: MyDeliciousRecipes

    Pav Bhaji

    Pav Bhaji is a delicious and popular street food that is easy to make. In this dish, vegetables are cooked with various spices known as bhaji. Bhaji is cooked in butter to make delicious spicy vegetables (bhaji). Pav Bhaji Masala gives a unique taste and consistency while the varieties of vegetables makes it healthy. It is a delicious snack served at a party because you can make it in advance and it is the favorite snack of all special children and also you can make it easily at home. You can easily make delicious pav bhaji at home for your guests and family using this simple recipe.

    Preparation Time
    15 Minutes
    Cooking Time
    25 Minutes
    Meal Type:

    Appetizers and Snack



    Potatoes (Finely Chopped)2 MediumGreen Peas1/2 Cup
    Cauliflower (Finely Chopped)3/4 CupCarrot (finely Chopped)1/2 Cup
    Onion (finely Chopped)2 SmallGinger PasteSmall Piece
    Garlic Crushed3 - 4 CloveTomato (Finely Chopped)2 Medium
    Capsicum Finely Chopped1/2 CupRed Chilli Powder1 Teaspoon Or As Per Taste
    Turmeric Powder1/4 TeaspoonCumin Powder1 Teaspoon
    Coriander Powder1 TeaspoonPav Bhaji Masala1 Teaspoon
    Chaat Masala1 TeaspoonSalt1/2 Teaspoon Or As Per Taste
    Ghee or Oil2 TablespoonButter2 Tablespoon + For Serving
    Coriander Leaves Finely ChoppedFor GarnishPav Buns8 Pc
    WaterAs Required  

    • Wash and finely chopped all the vegetables mentioned in the above list.
    • Pour the chopped vegetables (potatoes, green peas, cauliflower and carrots) to the pressure cooker. Add a 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 cup water to it.
    • switch on the gas and set the heat to medium. Close the lid of the cooker and allow it to cook under pressure for 2 whistles. Turn off the gas and allow it to cool for about 5-7 minutes. So that all the pressure goes away on its own.
    • Open the lid of the pressure cooker and thoroughly mash all the boiled vegetables. You can use vegetables according to your choice. The texture of bhaji will depend on how well you mash the vegetables.
    • Take a pan and add 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons ghee or oil to it. Heat it on medium heat. When the butter will melt and the mixture becomes hot enough. Add chopped onion, ginger paste and crushed garlic to it. Fry it till the onion turn translucent.
    • Add chopped tomatoes, capsicum and 1/4 teaspoon salt to it. Fry it till the tomatoes and capsicum become soft.
    • Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, chaat masala and pav bhaji masala.
    • Fry it for one minute while stirring continuously. Add 3/4 cup water and mix well. Cook it for 2-3 minutes.
    • Add boiled mashed vegetables to it and mix well. Cook it for 4-5 minutes. Bhaji is ready, taste bhaji for salt and other spices, add salt or spices if required according to your taste and mix well. Turn off the heat and garnish the bhaji with coriander leaves. Bhaji is ready to be served.
    • Cut the bread buns in the middle so that they are connected to the other side. Pour 1 tablespoon of butter over the griddle and bake  the pav on top of it until it turns light brown from both sides. Place the baked pav in a plate and fry the remaining pav in the similar manner.
    • Serve the hot pav with delicious bhaji.
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