Pav Bhaji Recipe


Pav Bhaji recipe

CPav bhaji is one of the most popular Mumbai style food which can be found accross metro cities in India. This works great as snack.
Submitted by Vidhya Jaishankar

Method of Preparation


  • Potatoes - 1/4 kg
  • Carrot -3
  • peas -100 grams
  • Cauliflower -1/2
  • Beans -100 grams
  • Onions - 2
  • Capsicum -1
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder -1 1/2 tsp
  • Butter - 50 grams
  • Pav bhaji masala powder -1 1/2 tsp
  • Salt and Sugar - to taste


  • Green chillies - 5
  • Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
  • Garlic - 6 pods

Preparation Methods:

  1. Cut all vegetables into small pieces except the potatoes, peas and capsicum and cook all the vegetables. Peel the cooked potatoes and mash. Do not cook Capsicum.
  2. Melt butter in a shallow pan, season with cumin seeds and fry the finely chopped onions in it till golden brown. Now add the ground masala and fry. Add the finely cut tomatoes and fry till it is mashed properly. Add mashed potatoes, cut capsicum, other cooked vegetables, salt, chilli powder, and a pinch of sugar. Pour just enough water to make it into a thick gravy. Mash the vegetables thoroughly when it is boiling.When the gravy becomes thick garnish with coriander leaves and finely cut onions and serve with lime.

To Serve:

Cut the bun horizontally into half. Apply butter and heat on a flat pan and serve it with the masala.

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