Bhaji Pav ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
by Tarla Dalal
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The all-time favourite combination of soft, succulent pav buns and yummy potatoes, which features in many Mumbai roadside snacks like Pav Bhaji and Vada Pav comes together in an easier and more handy form in this dish.
Here, potato slices are dipped in a besan batter and deep-fried into bhajis, which are then sandwiched between pav buns along with a drizzling of tongue-tickling chutneys.
You can keep the sauces ready, but deep-fry the potatoes just before preparing the Bhaji Pav, because the crispness of the bhajis and the tang of the chutneys are the secrets behind the success of this Mumbai-wali treat.
Enjoy how to make Bhaji Pav recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.
- Combine the besan, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and approx. ½ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk to make a smooth batter.
- Add the coriander and mix well.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, dip 6 potato slices one by one, in the batter and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour and crisp from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
- Repeat step 3 to deep-fry 24 more bhajis in 4 more batches.
- Slit a pav horizontally, apply 1½ tsp of khajur imli ki chutney, 1 tsp green chutney on both the sdies of the pav.
- Arrange 6 hot bhajis over the chutneys on the lower half of the pav.
- Sprinkle 1 tsp of dry garlic chutney evenly all over it.
- Cover the bhajis with the upper half of the pav and press it gently.
- Repeat step 1 to 4 to make 4 more bhaji pavs.
- Serve the bhaji pav immediately with fried green chillies.
Bhajji Pav (Mumbai Roadside) Video by Tarla Dalal
Bhaji Pav ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes ) recipe with step by step photos
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