Pav Bhaji is a filling, delectable, rich dish of mashed vegetables served with fluffy soft buttery bread rolls with a side of crunchy peppery onions, sour lemon, and herbaceous coriander.
Prepare this really delectable popular street dish by following my video and step-by-step instructions.
You’re going to enjoy the flavors in this pav bhaji dish from Mumbai. Let’s go to see how to make Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji Recipe.
- Round bread 6
- Butter 50 gm
- Capsicum 1
- Onion 3
- Tomatoes 2
- Potatoes 1
- Carrots 1
- Peas 3-4
- Cauliflower 1/2
- Karaishunti a handful
- Pav bhaji masala 2 tbsp
- Chili powder 2 tsp
- Ginger paste 1/2 tsp
- Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
- Garlic paste 1/2 tsp
- Raw chili 4
- Lemon 1
- Coriander leaves a handful
- Sugar a pinch
- Salt to taste
Instructions of Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji Recipe:
- First boil the potatoes, carrots, peas, and cauliflower in hot water with a little salt.
- Lightly rub the boiled vegetables once.
- Heat the butter in a pan. Fry it with onion and capsicum.
- When the onion is fried, add ginger paste, garlic paste, a pinch of turmeric powder, chili powder, raw chili, and sugar.
- Then add tomato and keep stirring until the tomatoes are soft.
- Then add Chili powder and pav bhaji masala powder to the mixture.
- Add boiled potatoes, karaishunti, carrots, and cauliflower.
- Leave the whole mixture on medium heat for 2 minutes.
- Then add water and leave it for another 3 to 5 minutes.
- Now cut the paw bread in the middle.
- Heat butter in a pan and lightly fry the inside of the bread.
- Now turn off the oven.
Serve fried bread pav bhaji and raw onion, cucumber, lemon slice, and coriander leaves.
To begin, prepare using butter for a more genuine street flavor.
Further, you may include veggies of your choice to increase the nutritional value.
Next, thoroughly mash the baji to get a silky smooth consistency.
Alternatively, if you’re interested in preparing in a pressure cooker, consult a pressure cooker recipe.
Finally, pav bhaji is best served hot and spicy.
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