About the Recipe
Pav Bhaji is an Indian fast food (Street food) dish that originated in Maharashtra (Mumbai). It is vegetables mix served with a roasted buttery pav, most popular, hottest selling, widely loved street food.
For prepration :
2 to 3 tablespoons butter
½ teaspoon cumin seeds
3-4 onions finely chopped
2 teaspoons Ginger Garlic Paste
1 green chilies chopped
3 tomatoes pureed
1 capsicum chopped
1 cup chopped cauliflower
¾ cup chopped carrots
¼ cup chopped french beans,
optional ½ cup green peas, fresh or frozen
½ teaspoon SPICEBAY® turmeric powder
1 to 1.5 teaspoons SPICEBAY® Red chilli powder Mild
3 tablespoons SPICEBAY® Pav Bhaji Masala
1.5 cups water
salt as required
1 to 2 tablespoons butter – to add later
2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves (cilantro)
Pressure cook potatoes, cauliflower, peas, beans and carrot along with 1 cup of water, till soft. Mash all the cooked vegetables using a masher.
Heat oil & butter in a vessel, add the green chillis and onions and saute till the onions turn golden brown. Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes off. Add capsicum and saute for 2 mins.
Add SPICEBAY® Red chilli powder, SPICEBAY® turmeric powder, SPICEBAY® Pav Bhaji masala. Combine well. Add tomato puree and cook until it reduces and oil is released, approx 5-6 mins.
Add the mashed vegetables along with a cup of the drained vegetable stock and cook on high flame for a minute. Reduce flame and simmer for 14-15 minutes
The gravy will begin to thicken. Adjust the salt, if required. Turn off heat and add butter and lemon juice and combine. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Serve hot with lightly toasted pav and sliced onions.