Pav Bhaji Sandwich
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Pav bhaji and sandwich are two dishes that are loved by each and everyone, all the generations. So here, we have got you a pav bhaji sandwich recipe where desi meets western. Pav bhaji, the evergreen snack, now in a convenient, easy-to-handle format in pav bhaji sandwich recipe, that you can pack in your kids’ dabba as a memorable and sumptuous treat.
Sandwich is here given an Indian avatar and which makes a luscious snack recipe. You can make pav bhaji sandwich for dinner as well. I usually make pav bhai sandwiches for parties, get-togethers, kitty parties etc. This recipe is a big time hit. If you have leftover pav and bhaji, you are good to go as you won’t need to make anything from scratch.
To make pav bhaji sandwich recipe we have made the bhaji using the traditional bhaji ingredients just made it a little thicker than usual and have sandwiched it between ladi pavs. We have slit the pav into half, have spread a portion of bhaji on lower half of the pav. You can also sprinkle grated cheese or place a cheese slice over leftover pav bhaji sandwich. Close the pav and enjoy it fresh and hot. Also, the pav used in pav sandwich are toasted on tava first.
Mixed vegetables cooked along with tomatoes, onions, and of course, pav bhaji masala is sandwiched between butter-toasted laadi pav and packed in aluminium foil. This Pav Bhaji Sandwich is a filling and delectable snack, which stays fresh for quite some time.
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- To make pav bhaji sandwich, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the chili powder, pav bhaji masala, mixed vegetables, salt and ¼ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally and mashing it very well with a potato masher.
- Add the coriander and mix well. Keep aside.
- Slit all the pavs vertically. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), add little butter and slit open the pavs and place on it.
- Cook on a medium flame till they turn light brown and crisp on both the sides. (add more butter if required).
- Place a pav on a clean, dry surface and spread 2 tbsp of the prepared bhaji on the lower halve and close the sandwich.
- Serve the pav bhaji sandwich immediately or cool completely and pack in an aluminium foil and put in a dabba.
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To prepare pav bhaji sandwich recipe | leftover pav bhaji sandwich | pav sandwich | we will first make the bhaji. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan. Oil can be replaced with butter to provide an amazing flavour to bhaji.
Add garlic paste. If you are Jain, skip adding onions, garlic.
Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally or until they are soft and mushy.
Add chili powder. You can add more or less, as per the spice level you prefer.
Add pav bhaji masala.
Add mixed vegetables. We have used potatoes, cabbage, carrot, green peas, and cauliflower. You may add any vegetables of your choice.
Add salt and ¼ cup of water. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Do mash it very well with a potato masher.
Add the coriander.
Mix well and our bhaji is ready. Keep aside. I generally make pav bhaji sandwich using leftover bhaji.
Slit all the pavs vertically. Learn how to make whole wheat Ladi pav .
To toast the ladi pav, heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and add little butter. You can even make use of a sandwich griller to make a grilled pav bhaji sandwich.
Place the slit open pavs on it. Instead of ladi pav, you can even make use of regular white bread slices or whole wheat bread slices to make a normal sandwich..
Cook on a medium flame till they turn light brown and crisp on both the sides. (add more butter if required).
Repeat steps 18 to 20 to cook the remaining pav similarly.
Place a pav on a clean, dry surface.
Spread 2 tbsp of the prepared bhaji on the lower half and close the sandwich. Cheese lovers can toss in some grated cheese or for an added crunch, stuff in some sliced vegetables to perk up the pav bhaji sandwich.
Repeat steps 22 and 23 to prepare other pav bhaji sandwiches.
Serve the pav bhaji sandwich | leftover pav bhaji sandwich | pav sandwich | immediately or cool completely and pack in an aluminum foil and put in a dabba.
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