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How to make Delicious, Spicy and Buttery Mumbai Pav Bhaji ..

Delicious, Spicy and Buttery Mumbai Pav Bhaji

It is a Maharashtrian spicy, mouthwatering dish as well as one of the most popular street food of Mumbai. Its a quick, healthy one pot meal and is easy to make. It is a great way for kids to eat veggies. This delicious, spicy and buttery mixed vegetable curry (bhaji) is served with Ladi Pav Buns/ Bread.

Recipe with step by step pictures as follows :

Ingredients :

For Bhaji:

  • 1 cup Cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup Green peas
  • 3 to 4 Potatoes
  • 5tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2  finely chopped onions
  • 1 finely chopped capsicum
  • 3 finely chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 3 tsp Pav bhaji masala (I used Everest Pav Bhaji Masala)
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnish.

For Serving:

  • 10 to 12 Pav / Bread slices 
  • 1 cup Finely copped onion
  • Lemon wedges
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • Butter

Method of making bhaji ( curry):13664315_10209993682829502_1314401847_n

  1. Pressure cook veggies- like potatoes, cauliflower, green peas, capsicum.
  2. After cooling down mash with potato masher and keep aside.
  3. Heat Butter and oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add onions and saute till it become golden brown.
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and saute it.
  5. Add finely chopped tomato, red chilli powder, pav bhaji masala and salt to taste and mix well.
  6. Roast till it seperates from the oil at the sides of the pan. Add the mashed veggies and mix well.
  7. Add lemon juice and simmer on slow flame.
  8. Add enough water to make a thin bhaji. Adjust spices asper your taste.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves .

Method of Serving Pav Bhaji:

  1. Take bhaji  in a deep bowl.
  2. Add chopped onions, butter and coriander leaves.
  3. Squeeze a few drops of lemon juice.
  4. Serve with copped onions, lemon wedge and Ladi pav.13686710_10209984041348471_1143678653689193072_n13680738_10209984041668479_4525335489057409188_n

Give yourself a spicy treat with mouthwatering Pav Bhaji!!

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