Thursday, November 1, 2012

Pav bhaji

Pav bhaji is a famous street food. It is a combo of potato and other veggies. All the mashed veggies with the flavor of pav bhaji masala gives a wonderful taste you will long for. In our family we take it has a dinner with tomato soup.

  • Potatoes - 3
  • Bell pepper - 1 
  • Carrot - 1
  • Cauliflower florets - 1.5 cup
  • Peas - 1/4 cup, beans - 1/4 cup
  • Tomato - 3 or tomato puree - 1 cup
  • Pab bhaji masala - 2 tsp
  • Grated ginger - 1 tsp
  • Grated garlic - 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Butter - 1 tbsp
  • Salt - as per taste

To serve:
  • Chopped onions - 1/4 cup
  • Lemon wedges


Steam or pressure cook the veggies. Boil the potatoes in the jacket, remove the skin Boil a cup of water and add grated ginger and garlic and boil for 5 minutes. Use the strainer and strain it, add red chilly powder and pavbhaji masala in the ginger-garlic water and keep aside.

Boil the tomatoes in large amount of water for 10 to 15 minutes. After it cool down remove the skin and puree the tomatoes in a blender. Mash the veggies and potatoes together.

Heat a tsp of butter in a sauce pan and fry bell peppers. Combine the mashed veggies, tomato puree and ginger-garlic water. Add water if necessary to have a thick consistency. Let it cook for 10 minutes in simmer. Add a tbsp of butter. Adjust salt and add cilantro.

Serve with onions and lemon wedges with toasted dinner rolls, bread or pav buns.


Vidya said...

Delicious...very inviting bhaji

divya said...

Looks awesome and super inviting!!

PT said...

rich look and fabulous..

Apu said...

Loving it! Bhaji has got a beautiful colour.

Suja Manoj said...

Yummy,love the color..

Priya said...

Never get tired of this inviting bhaji, delicious.

Julie said...

wow..looks inviting,yummy:)
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Akila said...

Pav bhaji looks awesome... If you like you can link but to my event.....

Event: Dish name starts with P

Sravs said...

Pav Bhaji looks YUM !! all time fav :)

Srimathi said...

I love pav bhaji. You have reminded me preparing it. I dont cook tomatoes like you do. I will try your version next time.

Vimitha Anand said...

Love pav bhaaji to the core... Loving it

Vinita said...

Yummmm! Love pav bhaji, its one of my fave street foods. Love the pics!

sojo said...

wow.... lovely clicks


All I need is pav buns to dig in this wonderful subji

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