From the streets of Mumbai to classy hotels, this dish has travelled a long way. Everyone I know loves pav bhaji, and there's no reason why you shouldn't try it at home, customized to suit your tastes!.......full of veggies in one go...:))))

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  • Prep time:
  • Yields: serves 4 person
  • For Crush:
  • 2 red onions
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2-3 green chilli or to taste
  • For Paste:
  • 3 tomatoes (blanched and peeled)
  • 3-4 kolhapuri dry red chilli (soaked in warm water)or to taste
  • For Tampering:
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup capsicum (finely chopped)
  • 100 gram potatoes (boiled)
  • 100 gram bottle gourd (boiled)
  • 50 gram green peas (boiled)
  • 50 gram cauliflower (boiled)
  • 25 gram cabbage (boiled)
  • 25 gram carrots (boiled)
  • 25 gram french beans (boiled)
  • 2 tablespoon fresh coriander (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon dry coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon chat masala
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder or to taste
  • 3 tablespoon pav bhaji masala or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice or to taste
  • salt to taste
  • For garnish
  • Butter - as needed
  • Finely chopped red onions - as needed
  • Fresh green chopped coriander - as needed
  • Lemon wedge - as needed
  • For serving:
  • PAV-roasted with butter - as needed

For crush: In a grinder add all ingredients and coarsely crush it,keep aside.


For Paste:In a grinder add all ingredients and make a fine paste,keep aside.


For tempering:In a pan heat butter and oil,add bay leaf,capsicum and turmeric powder,swat till it softs and then add crushed paste,saute for 5 min or till light brown.


Now add tomato paste and swat till oil release,add all boiled vegetables and fresh coriander,swat for 5-7 min and mash with masher.


Now add all spices ,salt and sugar and mix well,simmer for a while or till oil release,put of the flame.add lemon juice and mix well,again mash with masher.


Now garnish and serve hot with butter roasted or masala pav.....if wish can serve garlic chutney,on side for extra heat.


NOTE: I added veggies acc to my choice,you can ad veggies in any ratio.


NOTE: While making for kids avoid heat just add little bit pav bhaji masala n lemon juice ,but must try for them as it is full of veggies.

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By Priya on Jul 26, 2012

:wink: i loved this recipe..All set to try tomorrow