Best Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji is one of the most delicious street food of India. It is rich & creamy with Butter and also lot of vegetables. Pav bhaji has many variations in ingredients and garnishes, but is essentially a spiced mixture of mashed vegetables in a thick gravy, usually cooked on a flat griddle and served hot with a soft white bread roll. It is usually included in the evening’s food.

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How to Make Mumbai Pav Bhaji Recipe

Learn how to make pav bhaji recipe at home it’s very easy. Pav Bhaji is one of the most delicious street food of India. It is rich & creamy with Butter and also lot of vegetables.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 3 people
Author: Papitha Ranganathan


Ingredients for Pav Bhaji

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 chopped tomatoes
  • 2 potatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1 big onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp ginder & garlic paste
  • food colour optional
  • Water as required
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

For garnishing

  • sliced Lemons
  • Chopped onions
  • Butter
  • Chopped Coriander


How to cook the recipe

  • In a pan add potatoes, peas, tomatoes, add required water and let it cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • Mash it well.keep it aside.
  • In a pan add 2 tbsp butter, add chopped onions, cook till the onions are brown, add cumin seeds, ginder & garlic paste and red chilli powder and mix it well.
  • Add turmeric powder and garam masala powder.Add the mashed potato mixture into the pan.Mix it well.Add food color, mix it well again.
  • Add required water to adjust the consistency.Mix well and cook for a minutes.
  • Slit the breads, apply butter and warm them on the pan.
  • Put some butter on the top of pav bhaji.
  • Serve the pav bhaji with chopped coriander leaves and sliced onions and sliced lemons.

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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