Thursday, February 10, 2011

Pav Bhaji Masala

Potato-2(boiled and mashed)
Carrot-1(boiled and mashed)
Green Peas- 1/4 cup(boiled and mashed)
Butter- 4 tbsp
Tomato paste-2tbsp
Onion- 1(cut to small pieces)
Grated ginger- 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves, a few
Salt to taste
Masala Powders:
              Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
              Cumin powder- 1/4 tsp
              Pepper powder- 1/4 tsp
              clove-2 no
              cinnamon powder-1/4 tsp
              Red Chili powder-1 tsp
              Dry Mango powder/amchur-1/4 tsp
              Cardamom powder-1/4 tsp
              Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
              Garam masala- 1/4 tsp
Lemon Juice-1 tsp/Lime wedge
Water little.

Method Of Preparation:
1. In a pan, heat butter, add onions, ginger. Saute till onion becomes soft.Add tomato paste and mix well. Add all the masala powders one by one. Saute for some time.Till the raw smell goes.
2. Add the cooked and mashed vegetables along with little water(1/4cup approx) and salt.   Mix with other ingredients and cook to form medium paste.Cook for 3 to 4 mins.While cooking see that the dish doesn't become too dry if so add little more water.
3. Add lemon juice, mix well.
4. Garnish with coriander leaves.
5. So your bhaji is ready.Serve it with chopped onions and lemon wedge with pav.

To serve it with Pav:

1. Just slice the Pav/dinner rolls into two halves . Heat a skillet.Add  1 tbsp butter in it.Keep the pav with the cut side on the skillet so that it absorbs butter.Toast the bread till light brown.
2. Serve hot with the bhaji along with some chopped onion and lemon wedges.


  1. reshmi, please pass me the plate ...Looks delicious -

  2. Delicious pav bhaji.I love them,thanks for visiting my blog you have wonderful space too

  3. Lovely recipe! You have a nice blog here. Thanks for visiting my blog :)

  4. Am an addict to this pav bhaji,delicious!

  5. I have seen too many chat posts too ...gosh this is very temtping

  6. drooloing al over all time fav :)

    US Masala

  7. Looks absolutely delicious. That too with home made pav bhav.

  8. Finally collected the two awards, I have to now inform my 15 nominees.Thanks once again.

  9. looks delicious....loved it....Thanks for visiting my blog Reshmi:)

  10. Made this and came out delish..thanks for the mouth watering recipe


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