Moong Sprouts Pav Bhaji (Low Calorie) Video by Tarla Dalal

Moong Sprouts Pav Bhaji (Low Calorie) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Enliven your favourite snack by adding a handful of moong sprouts to the pav bhaji and low-fat butter in minimal quantity. This nutrient rich dish is easy to digest due to the addition of sprouts and is also rich in flavour.


Recipe Description for Moong Sprouts Pav Bhaji, Sprouts ki Pav Bhaji

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Makes 3 servings
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For The Moong Sprouts Bhaji
1 1/4 cups boiled sprouted moong (whole green gram)
2 tsp butter
1 tsp oil
3/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 1/4 cups finely chopped tomatoes
1 tsp chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tbsp pav bhaji masala
salt to taste
1 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
3/4 cup finely chopped and boiled mixed vegetables
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp lemon juice

For Buttered Pav
6 whole wheat ladi pav
3 tsp butter

For Serving
finely chopped onion
lemon wedges


How to make moong sprouts bhaji

  1. To make the {span class="bold1"}moong sprouts pav bhaji{/span}, heat the oil and butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, green chillies, pav bhaji masala, salt and ¼ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the potatoes and mixed vegetables, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while mashing using a masher.
  4. Add the sprouted moong, ½ cup of water, coriander, lemon juice and salt, mix well and mash using a potato masher and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

How to make buttered pav

  1. Slit 2 pavs vertically and keep aside.
  2. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), add 1 tsp of butter and slit open the pavs and place on it.
  3. Cook on a medium flame till they turn light brown from both the sides.
  4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to cook more pavs. Keep aside.

How to serve

  1. Serve the bhaji hot with pavs, onions and lemon wedges.

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