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Pav bhaji

Pav bhaji is a famous Indian street food that originates from Maharashtra and is popular all over India. It consists of two components - pav which is the bread and bhaji which is a thick, buttery vegetable curry.
5 from 1 vote
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian, Maharashtra
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins


To Serve:


  • Take potatoes, cauliflower, carrots, peas, beans, and capsicum in a large pot. Add little water and bring it to boil
  • Cover and cook until all the vegetables are completely done
  • In a frying pan or kadhai, heat 4 tbsp butter. Add onions and fry until they are golden
  • Add tomatoes, tomato puree, pav bhaji masala powder, and salt
  • Let it cook until the tomatoes are completely done
  • Mash the boiled vegetables well
  • Add the mashed vegetables to the masala gravy. Mix well
  • Add little water to adjust consistency. Simmer for 15 minutes
  • Top with 1 tbsp butter and mix well

To serve:

  • Cut the pav bread/dinner roll into two
  • Heat some butter in a pan. Sprinkle pav bhaji masala
  • Place the sliced pav bread. Toast until they are golden
  • Serve pav bhaji with some butter, chopped onion, coriander leaves, and lemon wedges


Nutrition Facts
Pav bhaji
Amount Per Serving
Calories 72 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 31mg1%
Potassium 469mg13%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 2641IU53%
Vitamin C 38mg46%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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