Pav Bhaji

Ingredients (Translation)

A packet of pav
1/4 kg boiled potatoes
2 tsp tomato puree
1/2 capsicum
2 tsp oil
3 tbsp butter
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp pav bhaji masala powder
Salt to taste
Finely chopped coriander leaves to garnish
Butter to toast the pav

Heat oil, add cumin seeds. (I have not used onions, if you would like to - you should add it at this stage and saute till it turns pinkish in colour). Add the tomato paste, ginger paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, pav bhaji masala powder, salt and 1/4 cup water. Allow it to cook for five minutes.

Add finely chopped capsicum and mashed potatoes. Cook for two minutes, add butter and cook for another three minutes. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.

Toast the pav on both sides using butter as per taste.

Serve pav and bhaji with a piece of lemon and finely chopped onions (optional).
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Swaroopa said...

looks gr8!! very healthy treat too....

Seema said...

Nice .. We love this one!

Kajal said... cool day if any one gives this hot dish to me then I feel like heaven. I told my mom we make today pav Bhaji after see your delicious dish. Looks yummy. I will post some healthy drink juice recipe for your new FDP-event my dear. Thanks for your mail. Have a nice day and Take Care.:))

easycrafts said...

Thanks Swaroopa, seema and kajal for your comments...
pav bhaji is something which i mostly order when i go out


It's my favourite too!!

Seena said...

Ec, I love it, very healthy preparation.

Namratha said...

Add me to the fan list for Pav Bhaji, and absolute all time favourite!! :) Yours looks so yummy Easy, you making me crave for some now!!!

chandamama said...

i love this pav bhajji...
thanks for posting

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