Pav bhaji is Maharashtra’s street food. It is usually made with vegetable and spices and served with soft bread roll. It take less time to cook. Nowadays, this is also a very popular recipe in India, like by almost everyone.
When I am lazy to cook on entire meal for my family. Pav bhaji is one of the dish first come in my mind. This recipe is easy, quick and also simple to cook. Which fill your stomach and satisfies your tasting buds.
Step-by-step instructions with pictures immediately follow recipe
STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS WITH PICTURES
We need ingredients for pav bhaji are capsicum, potato, tomato, onion, green peas, cauliflowers, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, cumin seeds, salt, pavbhaji masala, oil, coriander and lemon.
First of all wash vegetables and chop them roughly except tomatoes and onions.
Boil roughly chopped cauliflower, capsicum, potatoes, and green peas in pressure cooker for 2 whistles.
Let cooker cool down completely then take vegetables out from pressure cooker and smash them with smasher. You can also use blender.
Heat up oil in kadhai on medium heat and add cumin seeds.
Once they sizzle, add chopped onion. Saute onion till it changes in brownish pink color. Add chopped tomatoes. Saute again until tomatoes start to melt……
Now add ginger garlic paste. Sauté till raw aroma of the ginger garlic paste disappears.
Add 1 and 1/2 tbsp pav bhaji masala, red chili powder. Stir all things together for 2 minutes.
To avoid mixture sticking in bottom, add 2 tbsp of water. Do not add more than 2 tbsp.
Let simmer on slow heat till you can see that oil is getting separated a bit.
Now finally add smashed vegetables it and stir mixture for two minutes.
And also add salt to taste…..
If you need smash it again while serving.
Pav bhaji is ready. Pour some butter, and garnish with coriander, chopped onion. And finally roast pav on tava with butter. Serve with roasted pav. If pav is not available you can also serve with plain bread.