Pav Bhaji


Total Time: 40-50 min
Serves: 5-6


For Bhaji
5 big Potatoes, chopped into 1-inch pieces
5 medium onions, chopped ( 1 1/2 for boiling, 1/2 for seasoning and 3 for decoration)
5 medium Tomatoes
2 large Carrots, chopped
12-15 beans, chopped
1 Cauliflower, chopped
1 cup green peas
1/2 cup Dhaniya Leaves, chopped fine
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp Turmeric
2 1/2 tsp Pav Bhaji Masala
2 lemon juice

Pav / Buns to eat the bhaji with



1. Pressure cook all vegetables along with salt and turmeric. Tomatoes need not be cut. They can be placed whole. The boiling has to be longer, about 30-35 min.

2. Heat oil in a pan, saute 1/2 chopped onion till transluscent.

3. Remove the peel of the boiled tomatoes and add it to the pan. Mash properly.

4. Add rest of the boiled vegetables and mash properly.

5. Add water (according to consistency) and let it boil.

6. Add dhaniya leaves, pav bhaju masala and lemon juice.


1. Split each pav into 2 pieces. Apply butter on the inner side of each pav.

2. Place them on a heated flat-bottomed pan and fry both sides till lightly brown.

3. Serve with Bhaji.

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