This dish is so popular in India that it’s been, at times, difficult for outsiders to distinguish Indian from non-Indian restaurants. The most famous of these dishes is Pav bhaji and this recipe has spread across the world with people who have tasted its rich flavorings craving more on a regular basis.
Pav Bhaji can be served as an appetizer or main course meal depending upon your preference but regardless of how you order it – don’t forget the naan bread which will come standard with butter!
For those without enough time to cook, the dish is perfect. It originated as a fast lunchtime snack for textile mill workers in Mumbai and was later served at restaurants throughout the city. The popularity of this dish has grown so much that it can now be found on menus from simple hand carts all the way up to formal establishments abroad.
Pav Bhaji Recipe | How To Make Pav Bhaji At Home
Pav bhaji is originally a maharashtrian cuisine. But now it is popular in almost all metropolitian areas in India. Pav means small loaf of bread or buns and Bhaji is vegetable dish.
Since it has many vegetables, so it is very healthy as well as nutritious. You may add more vegetables as per your choice. Childern who avoid eating vegetables would definitely love this recipe. This dish is versatile as it can be served in all types of meal, whether breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic and saute it for few seconds. Then add onion till they become transculent.
Add all the vegetables (except potatoes) and cook covered for 15-20 minutes.
Now add turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt and mix it well.
Add tomoto puree and stir it then cover it for about 5 minutes.
Now add potatoes (peeled and mashed) and pav bhaji masala and mix it well. Cook it for another 5-6 minutes.
Garnish Bhaji with chopped onions & small pieces of paneer.
Divide buns into halves and fry them in a frying pan using little oil (or butter).
Serve hot bhaji with pav and butter on top of it.
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 401
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 14g22%
- Cholesterol 30mg10%
- Sodium 114mg5%
- Potassium 254mg8%
- Total Carbohydrate 58g20%
- Dietary Fiber 4g16%
- Protein 10g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.