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Pav Bhaji Recipe Collection recipes

Last Updated : Aug 02,2019

पाव भाजी रेसीपी का संग्रह - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Pav Bhaji Recipe Collection recipes in Hindi)
પાવ ભાજી રેસીપી કલેક્શન - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Pav Bhaji Recipe Collection recipes in Gujarati)

Pav Bhaji Recipe Collection, Pav Bhaji recipes across India

Pav Bhaji Recipe Collection, Pav Bhaji recipes across India. The moment we think of the street-food scene in Mumbai, Pav Bhaji is the first snack that comes to our mind. Undoubtedly, the version of Pav Bhaji made by Mumbai’s roadside vendors has an inimitable charm. The steaming hot, tongue-tickling potato bhaji served with a squeeze of lime and chopped onions, along with buttery pav bread is an experience to remember and relish. However, the story just begins there.

Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )

Pav Bhaji (Mumbai Roadside Recipes)

The staunch fanfare that the yummy Pav Bhaji garnered led food-lovers and chefs across the world (including us) to experiment with the format and flavor of the original, leading to several interesting variants and ‘inspired’ dishes. The mouth-watering masala began to be used in dishes ranging from sandwiches to pulaos, while the format itself began to be innovated with to make delectable starters and handy sandwiches!

We have a mind-blowing range of 23 Pav Bhaji recipes, ranging from the authentic roadside fare, to homemade versions, Jain-friendly recipes, and Pav Bhaji recipes made across India too…

Roadside Pav Bhaji

In Mumbai, you don’t need to step into a restaurant to appease your hunger. The scrumptious Pav Bhaji and Tava Pulao served by the roadside vendors make a really delicious, filling and economical meal. Indeed, the Pav Bhaji is a dish that is popular with customers spanning different economic and cultural backgrounds. It is served at parties, in restaurants, small eateries as well as by roadside vendors. We don’t need to tell you why – you just need to try this perfect recipe to find out… Pav Bhaji
Although made at home in your own kitchen, this recipe will give you the same kick you get when you stand on the street-side and enjoy it with your friends.

Chinese Pav BhajiChinese Pav Bhaji

Homemade Pav Bhaji

Everybody loves Pav Bhaji, and it is one of the popular snacks made in most homes. It is quite convenient and easy to make, but is quite filling. It may be served in small or large portions depending on the meal. You can serve it at parties, enjoy it as a weekend evening snack, or even have it for dinner on a weekday.

Some people assume that homemade Pav Bhaji cannot and will never taste as good as the restaurant ones. We can confidently argue against that opinion, and so can you, after you try this awesome recipe for home-cooked Pav Bhaji. The warmth on the palate, the tanginess of tomatoes, the scrumptious veggie interludes, indeed this mouth-watering dish is as good as anybody can make it.

Pav Bhaji Toast, Toasted Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji Toast, Toasted Pav Bhaji Recipe

What is more, it can even be made quickly and easily using a pressure cooker Pav Bhaji. The pressure-cooked version is ideal to make on weekday evenings after you are back from a busy day at work. Your family will be so happy to see their favorite dish on the table, while only you know how easy it was to make!

For those of you who are hardcore homemade food fans, we also share the perfect recipe for Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala. Homemade masalas have a fresh and vibrant flavor compared to store-bought ones. Plus, you can make in small batches as and when required, so that you always enjoy a fresh burst of flavor, just like a newly-opened packet!

Pav Bhaji Masala, Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala

Pav Bhaji Masala, Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala

Surprisingly, it is not too tough to make the pav also at home. We have two foolproof recipes – one using plain flour and the other, a healthier version using whole wheat. You can try the Whole Wheat Ladi Pav or Ladi Pav.

Now that you are so deep into the pav bhaji game, do try the popular Masala Pav also at home!

Jain Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji without potatoes – why not? Here are two delicious Pav Bhaji recipes that are made without potatoes, and can be enjoyed by our Jain friends too. One way of making Jain Pav Bhaji in using raw bananas, while the other – which is popular on Mumbai’s roadside – uses hara vatana Jain Pav Bhaji.

Jain Pav Bhaji (Mumbai Roadside Recipes)

Jain Pav Bhaji (Mumbai Roadside Recipes)

When hosting parties, it is good to include one or a few Jain-friendly dishes to make it convenient for everyone to partake of the food.

Pav Bhaji Snacks

Everyone loves the flavor of Pav Bhaji and can never have too much of it. So, beyond serving it for lunch or dinner, you can also sometimes make snacks with the popular Pav Bhaji touch. You can serve these at a party, or as evening tea-time snacks.

1. Pav Bhaji Toast
2. Pav Bhaji Sandwich
3. Pav Bhaji Burger
4. Instant Pav Bhaji Masala Toast
5. Ladi Pav Bhaji Toasts

Ladi Pav Bhaji Toasts

Ladi Pav Bhaji Toasts

These snack recipes are also great ways to use up leftover bhaji – what do you say?

Pav Bhaji Innovations, Pav Bhaji recipes across India

We can never have enough of this all-time favorite, but sometimes, when you are bored of making the same version, give it an innovative twist! A Pav Bhaji Fondue that’s oh-so-cheesy and bursting with myriad flavours, or Pasta with Pav Bhaji Masala, will thrill your loved ones! Chinese Pav Bhaji is a totally mind-blowing treat that packs an Oriental punch, while the Moong Sprouts Pav Bhaji offers a healthy route to culinary joy!

1. Pav Bhaji Fondue
2. Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta
3. Bhaji Pulao
4. Chinese Pav Bhaji
5. Pav Bhaji Khakhra
6. Pav Bhaji Dhokla
7. Moong Sprouts Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji Fondue

Pav Bhaji Fondue

Inspired by the ever-popular authentic Pav Bhaji, you can give most of your dishes, right from pulao and dhokla to khakhra the magical Pav Bhaji touch, which is so reminiscent of the pleasure of Mumbai’s roadside food.

Enjoy our Pav Bhaji Recipe Collection, Pav Bhaji recipes across India and other snack recipes below. 

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Pav Bhaji Fondue
Recipe# 39815
20 Jul 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Perfect fondue for the chaat lover! The Pav Bhaji Fondue smartly combines veggies, cheese, cream, milk and pav bhaji masala, into a richly flavoured dip. The combination of veggies is also such that they ....
Mini Pav Bhaji Burgers
Recipe# 6182
17 Jul 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A sumptuous snack that combines the best features of Pav Bhaji , Vada Pav and Burger , the Mini Pav Bhaji Burgers feature handy-sized burger buns stuffed with a potato and vegetable mix ....
Pav Bhaji
Recipe# 2813
29 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A hurried meal for the man in the street. This is a spicy blend of vegetables in tomato gravy served with pav that is cooked with butter. This is truly an innovation that arose out of the necessity of providing a nice hot meal in a hurry and one that tickles the taste buds. When I am lazy to ....
Jain Pav Bhaji  (using Raw Bananas)
Recipe# 40058
26 Feb 19

 by Tarla Dalal
If you thought Pav Bhaji cannot be made without potatoes, then this recipe will be an eye-opener for you. Made with raw bananas and other vegetables spiced up with red chilli paste and pav bhaji masala, this delicious bhaji tastes as wonderful as the original, especially after you garnish it with le ....
Pav Bhaji Masala, Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala
Recipe# 40578
19 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Pav Bhaji Masala needs no introduction. It is the magic ingredient, which makes bhaji so appealing to almost everybody. It lends a spicy flavour, rich colour and enticing aroma to any blend of veggies that it is added to, tickling the palate and delighting the senses. Whether for the bhaji s ....
Pav Bhaji Made with Doodhi
Recipe# 42483
22 Mar 18

by Tarla Dalal
The moment we decide to make Pav Bhaji, the first ingredient that we take out is the potatoes! However, this recipe will jolt you out of this belief. This unique bhaji is made with doodhi and without potatoes at all. Coupled with the usual veggies like tomatoes, onions, cauliflower, carrots, pea ....
Beetroot Pav Bhaji Recipe
Recipe# 42491
03 May 18

by Tarla Dalal
The deep red colour of cooked beetroots and the palate-warming flavour of pav bhaji masala team up to make this Beetroot Pav Bhaji a delightful dish that everyone will love. The grated beetroot is combined with other veggies that go into the classic bhaji like onions, tomatoes, mashed potatoes, ....
Jain Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33424
08 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Jain pav bhaji, there is something for everybody on the streets of Mumbai. Those who do not eat potatoes, onions and garlic do not have to go home hungry! Pav bhaji is made for jains using mashed peas and tomatoes. If you enjoyed this recipe of Jain Pav Bhaji, then also check our other
Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta, Pav Bhaji Pasta
Recipe# 40837
23 May 18

 by Tarla Dalal
When an all-time favourite desi snack crosses paths with a popular Italian dish, the result is this fascinating Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta! Fusili is cooked with a lip-smacking mixture of veggies flavoured with pav bhaji masala, and further enhanced with cream and herbs thereby bringing together the cuis ....
Khada Pav Bhaji, Restaurant Style Pav Bhaji
Recipe# 42222
09 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
‘Khada’ mean whole and not mashed, which explains the difference between this and the regular pav bhaji. Although it has the same tongue-tickling and invigorating taste, the veggies are not mashed to a pulp in this variant. This gives a different consistency and mouth-feel to the dish, while als ....
Instant Pav Bhaji Masala Toast, Quick Snack
Recipe# 42152
15 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
In the mood for a serving of pav bhaji but don’t have the time to make it? Well, go for this Instant Pav Bhaji Masala Toast instead. It is quick and easy to make but tastes just like pav bhaji thanks to the combination of boiled potatoes and veggies with the inimitable pav bhaji masala. You ....
Moong Sprouts Pav Bhaji
Recipe# 31080
01 Jan 1900

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by Tarla Dalal
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.
Pav Bhaji ( Pressure Cooking )
Recipe# 33334
16 Feb 11

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by Tarla Dalal
Mumbai’s all-time favourite street food is now so much more easier to prepare, with our handy kitchen helper – the pressure cooker! Temper, sauté, pressure cook, that’s all there is to preparing a delicious bhaji to accompany fresh, butter-toasted pav buns. Served with onions and wedges of lemon, th ....
Chinese Pav Bhaji
Recipe# 41197
15 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
A fusion of Indian and Chinese cooking styles, the Chinese Pav Bhaji is an invigorating snack that everybody will love. Ginger extract, chillies in vinegar and soy sauce come together with a medley of veggies ....
Ladi Pav Bhaji Toasts
Recipe# 36422
15 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Leftover bhaji and ladi pav pair up to make a wonderful snack, which you can have for breakfast or as a tea-time treat. The buttery taste and enticing crispness of the pav is a perfect match for the mouth-watering flavour of the bhaji. The enticing gooeyness of molten cheese adds a fun element ....
Pav Bhaji Khakhra, Zero Oil
Recipe# 40917
11 Jan 11

by Tarla Dalal
This Pav Bhaji Khakhra is quite an off-beat snack. It might not taste like regular khakhras because it does not have oil, but it tastes fabulous in its own special way, with the peppy flavour of pav bhaji masala. This healthy and chatpata snack can be carried along anywhere, to office or even ....
Pav Bhaji Toast, Toasted Pav Bhaji Recipe
Recipe# 250
23 Oct 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes ‘old wine is a new bottle’ can be trendy and successful! You will agree with us after trying this scrumptious Pav Bhaji Toast. The all-time favourite bhaji made of mashed potatoes, tomatoes and onions perked up with pav bhaji masala, is layered atop a slice of toasted bread, topped w ....
Bhaji Pulao, Layered Pav Bhaji Pulao
Recipe# 36421
15 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Love Pav Bhaji? Well, let’s bring the magic of this snack into our lunch and dinner menus too, albeit in a different form! This innovative Bhaji Pulao features spiced rice, layered with mouth-watering bhaji, and served with crunchy-munchy, tongue-tickling churi papad. A brilliant one-dish meal ....
Pav Bhaji Sandwich
Recipe# 40224
15 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Pav bhaji, the evergreen snack, now in a convenient, easy-to-handle format, that you can pack in your kids’ dabba as a memorable and sumptuous treat. Mixed vegetables cooked along with tomatoes, onions, and of course, pav bhaji masala is sandwiched between butter-toasted laadi pav and packed in alum ....
Pav Bhaji Burger
Recipe# 37904
11 Jan 11

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 by Tarla Dalal
Desi masti meets western format in this delectable Pav Bhaji Burger. A lip-smacking bhaji of mixed vegetables flavoured with pav bhaji masala is sandwiched between burger buns, and grilled to perfection, to form an exciting snack that will appeal to people of all age groups.
Tasty Pav Bhaji Burgers
Recipe# 1631
15 Mar 18

by Tarla Dalal
Spicy bhaji made of potatoes, tomatoes, peas and onions is filled in between burger buns, and topped with onion rings and baked until they are warm. Tastes delicious with a cup of hot tea!
Pav Bhaji Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33271
16 May 10

 by Tarla Dalal
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Dhoklas are favourite farsaan…usually the dhoklas are tempered or served with chutney. Here i have experimented with the style of serving by sandwhiching pav bhaji between khaman dhokla. Make sure you make the bhaji a little dry so that it can be sandwiched properly. You can use your imagination a ....
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