Monday, 11 November 2013

Pav Bhaji | Mumbai Street Food

Pav Bhaji is very famous street food in Mumbai,This is a spicy blend of vegetables in tomato gravy served with pav that is cooked with butter. Pav is actually the buns and the Bhaji is vegetables cooked with spice. It is easy to cook and also filling recipesFirst time I ate this delicious recipe in my friend sheetal's home.. she is from Maharastra..  From that time I became a big fan of pav bhaji. Try this dish to entertain your family and friends with this famous street food. 

Ingredients :

Serves 4

Pav Buns
Green Chillies
1 cup
2 Medium Size
1 cup chopped
Green Peas
1 cup Fresh or Frozen
Ginger Garlic Paste
1 tbsp
Turmeric powder
½ tsp
Red Chilli Powder
1 tsp
Gram Masala
1 tsp
Pav Bhaji Masala(store brought)
2 tbsp
Cumin seeds
1 tsp
Coriander leaves
For garnishing
2 Tbsp

For The Masala:


  • Boil The vegetables in a pressure cooker,mash them and keep aside.
  • Grind ginger,garlic and green chillies together and keep it ready.
  • Heat butter in a large pan, once hot add cumin seeds when they splutters add chopped onions sauté till transparent then add ginger garlic and green chilli paste sauté until raw smell leaves.

  • Add chopped tomatoes sauté well for 2 mins then add turmeric powder,chilli powder,pav bhaji masala powder and gram masala,mix well and cook till oil separates.

  • Add the mashed vegetables mix well for 2 mins then add ½ cup water and salt simmer and cook for 10 mins or till oil separates.

  • Garnish with coriander leaves and switch off the flame.

For the Pav :

  • Slice each pav buns into  horizontally. Apply a little butter to each side.
  • Heat a large tava and toast the pav buns on both sides till the pieces are lightly browned.
  • Serve with the hot pav and lemon wedges.


  1. My all time fav pav bhaji, made beautifully dear... love it...

  2. wow pav bhaji is my fav street food :) so very well made and bhaji looks so delicious :) makes me drool here !!

  3. This looks so so yummm.. M drooling here!

  4. wow very yummy and all time favorite dear... drool worthy masala with pav bun..

  5. i can have this bhaji without bun :) tempting..

  6. love this pav bhaji...we usually enjoy for our dinner..very fillling!!

  7. Its been a very long time i made this.u tempted me :)

  8. perfectly made pav bhaji, the platter looks so inviting...
    Am doing good Saranya...Hope everything is fine at ur end too..TC

  9. Yemmy and easy Pav bhaji....I love Pav bhaji

  10. Pav bhaji is my favorite.You have got a nice space,happy to follow.Would appreciate if you follow me too :)

  11. haiyoooo kolralaee ;) my most fav chaat ;) you have made it perfect dear

  12. Pav Bhaji looks so delicious, fabulous and irresistible.. Seriously I'm drooling here Saranya :-)


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