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Pav bhaji recipe

how to make pav bhaji recipe mumbai street food style. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish, Starters
Cuisine: North Indian
Keyword: mumbai food, pav bhaji, street food, street food north india
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 2 cups potatoes - chopped
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 1 large carrot - chopped
  • 1/8 cup beans - chopped
  • 3 cups tomatoes - chopped
  • 1 small piece beetroot
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 no green chilli - chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 3/4 cup onions - chopped
  • 2 tbsp capsicum - chopped
  • 2 tbsp pav bhaji masala
  • 1/2 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1 handful coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 4-6 pieces pav buns


  • pressure cook all the vegetables together with turmeric powder, salt and water to 5 whistles. 
  • open and mash it well and keep it ready. 
  • melt butter in a pan and crackle cumin seeds. 
  • add chopped onions, chopped green chillies, garlic paste, chopped capsicum and saute well for a minute. 
  • to this, add the cooked vegetables, pav bhaji masala, kasuri methi, coriander leaves and lastly butter
  • mix well and let it boil for 10 minutes in medium heat. 
  • melt butter in another pan and add a pinch chopped onions, chopped coriander leaves and a pinch pav bhaji masala. mix well and place the pav buns over it. 
  • let it cook on all sides. 
  • serve hot with bhaji and chopped onions and a squeeze of lemon juice.