Pav Bhaji Recipe: How To Make Mumbai-style Pav Bhaji

Pav bhaji is a famous street food that hails from Mumbai and is popularly eaten in all parts of the country. It basically consists of toasted buns accompanied with a spicy mixed vegetable curry.

The Mumbai-style pav bhaji is an all-time favourite snack for all, including children, and it is the best way to load up their food with vegetables. This finger-licking recipe is an ideal lunch or dinner recipe and is best eaten when it is hot.

The Mumbai-style pav bhaji is a perfect recipe for parties and it will surely be enjoyed by all without a doubt, leaving people asking for more. The pav bhaji is simple to prepare at home. Hence, watch the video and follow the step-by-step procedure with images on how to make pav bhaji.

PAV BHAJI VIDEO RECIPE

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Pav Bhaji Recipe | How To Make Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji | Mumbai Pav Bhaji Recipe
Pav Bhaji Recipe | How To Make Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji | Mumbai Pav Bhaji Recipe
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
60 Mins
Total Time
75 Mins

Recipe By: Rita Tyagi

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • Potato (peeled and cut into cubes) - 1

    Beans (chopped) - 1 cup

    Green peas - 3 tbsp

    Bell pepper (chopped) - 3 tbsp

    Capsicum (chopped) - 1 cup

    Cauliflower (cut) - 1 cup

    Carrot (chopped) - ½ a cup

    Water - 2 cups

    Salt to taste

    Onion (chopped) - 1

    Ghee - 2 tbsp

    Kashmiri chilli powder - 1½ tsp

    Garam masala - ½ a tsp

    Pav bhaji masala - 2½ tbsp

    Tomato puree - 1 cup

    Turmeric powder - ½ a tsp

    Coriander (finely chopped) - 1 cup (for garnishing)

    Butter - ½ a block

    Pav buns - 2 packets

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How to Prepare
  • 1. Add beans, potato and green peas in a pressure cooker.

    2. Further, add the bell pepper, capsicum, cauliflower and carrot.

    3. Add a cup of water and a teaspoon of salt in it.

    4. Pressure cook it for up to 3 whistles and allow it to cool.

    5. Add ghee in a deep-bottomed pan.

    6. Once it is hot, add onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.

    7. Add the remaining bell pepper and green peas.

    8. Sauté well.

    9. Then, add kashmiri chilli powder, garam masala, salt and mix thoroughly.

    10. Add the pav bhaji masala and mix well.

    11. Add the tomato puree, stir well and allow it to cook for 4-5 minutes.

    12. Meanwhile, open the cooker lid, add a cup of water and mash the cooked vegetables.

    13. Add the mashed vegetables to the pan and mix well.

    14. Add turmeric powder and stir well.

    15. In case you see chunks of vegetables, mash them again.

    16. Garnish it with chopped coriander.

    17. Allow it to come to a boil.

    18. In the meantime, add butter to a flat pan.

    19. Slice the pav buns into half and place them on the pan.

    20. Toast them until they turn light brown in colour and serve with the bhaji.

Instructions
  • 1. You can add any vegetables of your preference.
  • 2. You can use finely chopped tomatoes instead of tomato puree.
  • 3. You can toast the pav with ghee instead of butter to give it a unique aroma and taste.
  • 4. You must squeeze a lemon and add onions on top to make it flavourful while serving it.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 plate
  • Calories - 200 cal
  • Fat - 12 g
  • Protein - 7 g
  • Carbohydrates - 47 g
  • Sugar - 7 g
  • Fibre - 2 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE PAV BHAJI

1. Add beans, potato and green peas in a pressure cooker.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe

2. Further, add the bell pepper, capsicum, cauliflower and carrot.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe

3. Add a cup of water and a teaspoon of salt in it.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe

4. Pressure cook it for up to 3 whistles and allow it to cool.

pav bhaji recipe

5. Add ghee in a deep-bottomed pan.

pav bhaji recipe

6. Once it is hot, add onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe

7. Add the remaining bell pepper and green peas.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe

8. Sauté well.

pav bhaji recipe

9. Then, add kashmiri chilli powder, garam masala, salt and mix thoroughly.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe

10. Add the pav bhaji masala and mix well.

pav bhaji recipe

11. Add the tomato puree, stir well and allow it to cook for 4-5 minutes.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe

12. Meanwhile, open the cooker lid, add a cup of water and mash the cooked vegetables.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe

13. Add the mashed vegetables to the pan and mix well.

pav bhaji recipe

14. Add turmeric powder and stir well.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe

15. In case you see chunks of vegetables, mash them again.

pav bhaji recipe

16. Garnish it with chopped coriander.

pav bhaji recipe

17. Allow it to come to a boil.

pav bhaji recipe

18. In the meantime, add butter to a flat pan.

pav bhaji recipe

19. Slice the pav buns into half and place them on the pan.

pav bhaji recipe

20. Toast them until they turn light brown in colour and serve with the bhaji.

pav bhaji recipe
pav bhaji recipe
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