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Pav Bhaji Recipe

Written By Angela Steffi on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 10:12:00 PM

Pav Bhaji is a famous north Indian recipe which is enjoyed along with buttered Buns. This recipe also goes excellent with Roti and Chapathi. This Pav Bhaaji is easy to make and tastes delicious. Added veggies adds all nutrients and Vitamin for our daily diet so it is tasty as well as healthy. You can add any vegetables of your choice. You can add beetroot or beetroot juice at the end to get bright red color. Lets see how to make this recipe.

Please click here to watch Pav Bhaji recipe in Tamil - Madras Samayal

Serving Size           : 6 people

Preparation Time  : 10 minutes

Cooking Time        : 30 minutes

Difficulty: Spice
Quantity Ingredients for Pav Bhaaji Recipe
Veggies 2 Carrots, 10 Beans, 1/2 cup Peas, 1/4 Cauliflower , 2 Potatoes
3 Tbsp Butter
1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste 
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tspCoriander powder 
1 tsp Garam Masala powder 
1 tbsp Chili powder 
1 Capsicum

Salt to Taste

Coriander leaves for Garnishing

Juice of 1/2 Lemon

Cooking Method

Step 1) Cook the veggies with some water in a pan / Cooker or microwave for 12 minutes. I have used fresh peas, If you are using dry peas then soak the peas overnight and then add along with the vegetables. Once the vegetables are cooked nicely mash them well.

Step 2) Heat a pan and melt butter, then add cumin seeds and chopped onion. Once the onion is cooked add the masalas -  Ginger Garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, Garam masala,  cumin powder and Chili powder (1 tbsp will be less spicy,you can adjust according to your spice preference).

Step 3) Then add 3 chopped tomato and cook until the tomatoes turns soft. Followed by tomatoes add Capsicum and cook for few more minutes.

Step 4) Then add the cooked / mashed vegetables from step 1 along with its water and cook until the gravy is reduced. Mash it well with a masher. Finally add coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix well and turn off the heat.
Note: You can add beetroot or beetroot juice at the end to get bright red color. 

Our Delicious Pav Bhaji Recipe  is ready to be enjoyed with toasted Bun . Sprinkle some onion and coriander leaves on the top and place a small piece of butter before serving.  Happy Cooking!!!


About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).