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Pav Bhaji from Indian state Maharashtra

Pav bhaji is a street food dish from India consisting of a thick vegetable curry (bhaji) served with a soft bread roll (pav). It originated in the city of Mumbai.

The dish originated as a fast lunchtime dish for textile mill workers in Mumbai. Pav bhaji was later served at restaurants throughout the city. Pav bhaji is now offered at outlets from simple hand carts to formal restaurants in India and abroad.


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Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji
Pav Bhaji

Course : Breakfast/Snack

Cuisine : Indian

Prep time : 10 minutes

Process time : 20 minutes

Total time : 30 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • Vegetables of your choice(carrot, beans, cauliflour,potato) - 1 cup

  • Capsicum - 1

  • onion - 1

  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp

  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

  • Chili powder - 1 tsp

  • Butter - 1 tsp

  • Bun - 2

for bhaji powder

  • Cinnamon - 1

  • Cloves - 3

  • Cardamom - 2

  • Fennel seeds - 1 tsp

  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

  • Pepper - 1 tsp

  • Bay leaf - 1

  • Dried red chili - 1

  • Mango powder - 1 tsp

  • Black salt -1 tsp

  • Salt - 1 tsp

Instructions:

  1. In a pressure cooker, add mixed vegetables of your choice with salt and required water, cook for 3 whistle, once pressure down, mash the vegetables and keep aside

  2. In a pan, dry roast all spices given for bhaji powder, cool down hen add into mixer jar with mango powder, balck salt and salt and grind to fine powder

  3. In other pan, add oil, chopped onion saute it well, then add ginger-garlic paste and saute them until aromatic, then add capsicum and saute all again

  4. Add chili powder, turmeric powder, bhaji powder and salt as per taste, saute again until aromatic

  5. Pour the cooked mashed vegetables stock into it and mix and boil for 10 minutes

  6. Add butter to it and off the flame

  7. In a pan toast the bun with butter

  8. Serve hot with pav and bhaji

Pictorial:

cook vegetables with salt
cook vegetables with salt

waater
water

mash
mash

dry roast all spices
dry roast all spices

mango powder
mango powder

black salt
black salt

salt
salt

grind to fine powder
grind to fine powder

sauté onions
sauté onions

ginger-garlic paste
ginger-garlic paste

capsicum
capsicum

spice powders with salt
spice powders with salt

pav bhaji powder
pav bhaji powder

saute
saute

mashed cooked vegetables
mashed cooked vegetables

boil
boil

butter
butter

toast the pav
toast the pav

eat it
eat it
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