Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )


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Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )

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Pav bhaji is more than a mere snack! it’s a quick meal that can be grabbed on the go – since large potions of the bhaji are made in advance and simply reheated with a few spices before serving. You just need to wait till the pav is toasted to perfection with oodles of butter! hmm, top with the raw onions and tomatoes, squeeze a tad of lemon atop the bhaji, and forget yourself!

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Soaking Time:  1 Hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 plates (4 plate )
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Ingredients

For The Chilli-garlic Paste

(makes Approx. 1/2 Cup)
5 to 6 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , deseeded
8 to 10 clove garlic(lehsun), roughly chopped

For The Bhaji
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
3/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped capsicum
1 1/2 cups finely chopped tomatoes
1 1/2 tbsp pav bhaji masala
2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
1/2 cup boiled and lightly mashed green peas
1 1/2 cups boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For The Pav
8 ladi pav
8 tsp butter for cooking
1 tsp pav bhaji masala

For Serving
1 cup finely chopped onions
4 lemon wedges
4 roasted papad
4 tsp butter

For The Garnish
4 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
Method
For the chilli-garlic paste

    For the chilli-garlic paste
  1. Soak the red chillies in enough warm water for atleast an hour.
  2. Drain the chillies, add the garlic and blend in a mixer till smooth, adding little water. Keep aside.

For the bhaji

    For the bhaji
  1. Heat the butter and oil in a kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the chilli-garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the onions and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the capsicum and sauté for 1 more minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, mash well using a potato masher.
  6. Add the salt, pav bhaji masala, chilli powder and cook for another 2 minutes.
  7. Add the green peas, potatoes, mix well and cook along with 1/3 cup of water for 1 to 2 minutes, while mashing it with the help of a masher.
  8. Add the coriander, mix well and cook for 1 minute.

For the pav

    For the pav
  1. Slit 2 pavs vertically and keep aside.
  2. Heat a large tava, add 2 tsp of butter and slit open the pavs and place on it.
  3. Cook on a medium flame till they turn light brown and crisp on both the sides. (add more butter if required).

How to serve

    How to serve
  1. Place ¼th of hot bhaji, 2 pavs, ¼ cup of onions, a lemon wedge and a papad on a plate.
  2. Top the bhaji with 1 tsp of butter and serve immediately garnished with 1 tsp of coriander.
  3. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more plates.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Pav bhaji masala is a spice blend, which is readily available under different brand names at most grocery stores.
Accompaniments

Cooling Cucumber Raita 
Tava Pulao, Tawa Pulao Recipe 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per plate
Energy401 cal
Protein9.5 g
Carbohydrates58.6 g
Fiber4.1 g
Fat14.3 g
Cholesterol30 mg
Sodium114.6 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Mumbai's Roadside SnacksBuy this cookbook

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Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
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 on 08 Jul 18 09:01 AM


Hi Thank you Tarlaji.its yummy amazing !!!Everybody enjoyed the dinner .Thanks again for the simple recipe .
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Tarla Dalal    Hello Priti, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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09 Jul 18 08:58 AM
Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
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 on 02 Jul 18 11:36 AM


It is yummy.My family love it Thank you
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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02 Jul 18 02:39 PM
Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
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 on 01 Jul 18 06:12 AM


Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
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 on 11 Mar 18 05:41 AM


Dear Tarlaji, The receipe turned out to be awesome.Just like the mumbai taste.Thanks a ton for posting the receipe.Always keep posting all receipes.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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12 Mar 18 08:29 AM
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 on 14 Oct 17 10:25 AM


Thank you Tarlaji simple and easy to make.I have fallowed so many recipes of yours It came out well.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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16 Oct 17 09:12 AM
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 on 09 Jul 17 02:11 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback.
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13 Mar 18 01:42 PM
Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
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 on 20 Apr 17 07:44 AM


Thank U Mam for guiding ,it came out very good.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Vijay, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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20 Apr 17 08:41 AM
Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
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 on 08 Apr 17 08:14 PM


hello mam,i wish to try this recipe ,how much of chilli garlic paste has to be used ,i am stuck there itself mam.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Vijay, We have used 1/4 cup of chilli garlic paste which will give colour and spice do follow the recipe.
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09 Apr 17 09:37 AM
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 on 30 Mar 17 08:52 AM


Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
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 on 24 Mar 17 06:13 AM


Amazing simply amazing !!! Made it tonight for dinner ... followed the exact steps ... best pav bhaji I have ever made .... !! Felt like I was back on the streets of Mumbai
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Seema, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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24 Mar 17 08:30 AM
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