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Pav bhaji recipe

by Jeyashri suresh
 Pav bhaji recipe with step by step pictures.  Pav bhaji is a popular Mumbai street food. I learnt the recipe of Pav bhaji form my cousin. The first time when i attempted to make pav bhaji at home everyone appreciated me a lot. Sharing with you all the recipe of how to make Pav bhaji. Check out my no onion no galic pav bhaji recipe with video. Try this butter delicious pav bhaji and surprise your family with home made pav bhaji.

Since we don’t get pav buns here i made with the Burger buns.

Pav bhaji recipe

Pav bhaji recipe

Recipe Cuisine: Indian|  Recipe Category: Lunch | Dinner
Prep Time: 15 mins   |  Cook time: 40 mins |  serves:4-5| Author: Jeyashri
    Carrot  1
    Green peas  1/2 cup
    Potato  2
    Capsicum  2 tblsp (finely chopped)
    Onion  2
    Ginger  a small piece
    Garlic  3 cloves
    Green chili 1
    Tomato  2 big
    Pav bhaji masala 1 tsp
    Red chili powder  1 tsp
    Salt As Needed

    Oil  1 tblsp
    Butter  2 tsp + as needed to toast the buns
    Coriander leaves  few
    Lemon juice  1/2 tsp


pav bhaji


  • Chop the carrots into small pieces and cook this with green peas in a kadai.
  • You can also microwave them till it becomes soft.
  • Grind the garlic, ginger and chilli in a mixie.
  • Boil the potato and peel the skin.
  • Chop the onions finely.
  • Grind the tomatoes, else you can chop them finely too.
  • Heat a pan with oil and add the ginger garlic and chilli paste to this.
  • Add the onions and saute till it turns pink.
  • Add the tomato puree.
  •  Add the pavbhaji masala,redchilli powder and salt to this and saute well.
  • When the masala gets mixed with the tomatoes ,add the cooked carrots,green peas and potatoes to it.
  • Mash it nicely using a potato masher.
  • When it boils add the butter on the top of it.
  • In a pan, add the finely chopped capsicum. Saute for 2 minutes. It should be crunchy.
  • Add this to the bhaji. When it boils add the butter on the top of it. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Add lemon juice to this after switching off.
  • Cut the bun into 2 pieces and sprinkle the pavbhaji masala on both the sides.
  • In a tawa, just a little butter and toast the buns till golden brown.
  • If you want you can add a tsp of lemon juice to it while serving.

pav bhaji

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RAKS KITCHEN November 10, 2010 - 11:03 am

My favorite, forgotten for a while,love your version ... Love the 2nd click,nalladhane irukku?? 🙂 I too posted today,have a look when u find time..

Pavithra Srihari November 10, 2010 - 11:33 am

yeah the picture is indeed very good.. love your version ...

Priya November 10, 2010 - 11:41 am

Yumm, fingerlicking pav bhaji, my all favourite, have to make some soon..

Sharmilee! :) November 10, 2010 - 11:53 am

I too use everest pav bhaji masala powder only...ena nengalum rajiyum sernthu plan pani panrengala....all chats and now am craving for some chat right now...Pav bhaji is my fav looks super yum!

♥Aps♥ November 10, 2010 - 12:06 pm

Wow m hugry its tea time.... pass me on tht platter 😉

PriyaVaasu November 10, 2010 - 1:07 pm

Delicious Pav Bhaji Jeyashri!!! Pics look great!!!

Sandhya Hariharan November 10, 2010 - 1:11 pm

Yumm... This is my favourite ...tooo jeyashri..
Lovetat cute serving dish ...( kadhuvecha pathram)

Home Cooked Oriya Food November 10, 2010 - 2:30 pm

looks so yum! I would love to have some now...

Home Cooked Oriya Food November 10, 2010 - 2:30 pm

looks so yum! I would love to have some now...

Hamaree Rasoi November 10, 2010 - 5:29 pm

Mouthwatering Pav Bhaji. After seeing yours can't wait to prepare for myself.

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Panchpakwan November 10, 2010 - 5:52 pm

Wow Pav bhaji looks spicy and delicious..I can smell the nice aroma...
Cute serving bowl..

aipi November 10, 2010 - 6:38 pm

My all time fav..looks really nice n tempting!
Belated Diwali wishes to you n your family dear!

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Laavanya November 11, 2010 - 4:04 am

My childhood favorite - it still is well loved by all at home. Looks great Jeyashri!

Rekha shoban November 11, 2010 - 6:11 am

perfect pav....superb presentation and click jeya!

LG November 12, 2010 - 3:03 am

My son loves pavbhaji and you reminded me of it, so I have enough reason to make it. Looks yummy!

Premalatha Aravindhan November 12, 2010 - 4:48 am

Hi Jeyashri,

Love ur version of pav bhaji,yeah pics are too gud...

Akila November 14, 2010 - 3:50 am

masala came really nice.... last week i also bought pav bhaji masala but not yet tried.... will surely try this week....

Lavi November 17, 2010 - 12:43 pm

Love the layout first and Pavbhaji next..inga mazhai kku, oru plate pav bhaji sappidanum pola irukku..

Pavithra December 3, 2010 - 2:27 am

oH i don't know how i missed this post.. i am too much tempted now ..

Lakshmi Prakash June 30, 2014 - 6:18 am

Tried this yesterday came out really well. My total family enjoyed. Thanks to u. I have tried many recipes from ur site and every time it turns out awesome. The best I like about ur site is the step by step illustrations. Keep posting more 🙂


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