Pav Bhaji


Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 15 Minutes


Potato – 3

Carrot – 1 cup Finely chopped

Beans – 1 cup finely chopped

Peas – ½ cup

Tomato – 6 Finely chopped

Gingergarlic paste – 1 tbsp

Onion – 1 Finely chopped

Capsicum – 1 Finely chopped

Butter – 5 tbsp

Pav bhaji masala powder – 3 tbsp

Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp

Water as required

Salt to taste

Ingredients to Serve Pav bhaji

Pav/bun – 6

Onion – 1 finely chopped

Lemon – 1 chopped in wedges

Coriander leaves – ½ cup

Butter as required

Method to prepare Bhaji

  • Boil peeled potatoes, carrot, beans and peas in a Pressure Cooker or Microwave until its soft.
  • Drain and mash veggies Completely. Keep it aside. Let it cool down.
  • Heat butter in a pan. Add onion, capsicum and gingergarlic paste saute for a minute.
  • Add tomatoes, pav bhaji powder, chilli powder and salt. Cook until tomatoes are soft. Add water if required.
  • Now add boiled and mashed veggies with coriander leaves. Mix well. Cook for about 2 minutes. Switch off the the flame.

Bhaji is ready to serve with pav/bun

Method to fry pav/bun

  • Heat tawa or shallow pan on medium flame.
  • Add 1 tbsp of butter and a spoon of bhaji. Cut pav/bun into halves and place it over tawa so that it absorbs butter and bhaji. Flip it over and fry for a second. Take it out on to a plate.

How to serve

  • Place bhaji on to a serving plate. Add a tbsp of butter to it.
  • Place finely chopped onion, coriander leaves and lemon to a side of plate.
  • Place fried pav to another side of plate.

Pav bhaji is ready to serve.


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