May 13, 2008

How to prepare Pav Bhaji

This is one of my all time favorite dishes coz i need to make only one thing!! LOL!!! i wish i knew some more one pot dishes!


Potatoes - 2 medium sized
Red Tomatoes - 2 medium sized
Onions - 1 medium sized
Green peas - 1/4 cup
Cauliflower - 1/4 small sized
Fresh coriander leaves - 1/4 medium bunch
Ginger,garlic paste - 1 tsp
Capsicum - 1/2 medium sized
Lemons - 2
Salt - to taste
Pav Bhaji masala - 1 and half tbsps
Oil - 3 tbsps
Butter - 3tbsps
Pav or burger bread - 8


1. Cook potatoes,capsicum cauliflower and green peas in a pressure cooker.

2. Wash and finely chop tomatoes,onions, coriander leaves.

3.Wash and cut lemon into wedges.

4. Heat butter in a pan and add the onions. Sauté till light brown. and ginger- garlic paste. Stir-fry for half a minute.

5. Add tomatoes and cook on medium heat for three to four minutes, stirring continuously or till oil separates from the masala.

6. Add the boiled veggies. Bring to a boil and simmer for ten minutes, pressing with back of the spoon a few times, till all the vegetable are completely mashed.

7. Add pav bhaji masala, salt . Cook on medium heat for two minutes, stirring continuously.

8. cut the burger bread into half and place it on a hot tawa.. when its slightly brown apply butter on it.

9. Garnish the bhaji with chopped coriander leaves, remaining butter and serve hot with pav accompanied with remaining lemon wedges.

You can also add the lime juice to the bhaji!