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pav bhaji
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5 from 3 votes

Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is a traditional Maharashtrian Snack.It is also best way to finish left over raw veggies in your refrigerator just before market day.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: bhaaji, ladi pav, marathi snacks, pav, pav bhaji
Servings: 4
Author: bhavana bhatia

Ingredients

  • 2 carrots cubed
  • 1 large potato peeled,cubed
  • 2 capsicums( red+ green) chopped
  • 1 sweet potato peeled,cubed
  • 1 small beetroot peeled,cubed
  • 2 cup cauliflower/broccoli florets
  • 2 cup cabbage
  • 2 medium onions finely chopped
  • 4 tomatoes chopped
  • ½ cup peas
  • 2-3 tbsp oil/butter

Spices

  • 3 tsp. ginger/garlic/chilli paste
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp. coriander powder
  • 2-3 tsp. pav bhaji masala
  • Salt as per taste
  • Coriander,lemon,butter for garnish

Instructions

  •  Chop all vegetables for the pav bhaji. Boil hard vegetables potatoes, carrots and beetroots for 15 mins with 3-4 cups of water and salt
  • Now, add broccoli and capsicums and let it come to a boil.
  • Add chopped cabbage to it. Cover and cook on slow flame until all vegetables are soft.
  • Mash the boiled veggies it using a blender or potato masher,keep it aside.
  • Heat oil/butter in a pan, add onions,ginger,garlic and chilli,saute until onions are golden brown.
  • Add the tomatoes with spices, let it cook for few minutes.
  • Add chopped tomato onion mix along with peas,to the boiled mash. Let it simmer for 15 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander,lemon and butter.
  • Toast buns on a pan for best results and spread some butter on it.Serve pav with yummy bhaji