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Paneer pav bhaji
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Paneer pav bhaji

Pav bhaji recipe with paneer, recipe with step by step pictures and full video
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Lunch | Dinner, Main Course, tiffin,
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Jeyashri suresh



  • Peel skin of carrot, beetroot and potato. Wash nicely.
  • Add the peas, carrot, beetroot and potato to the pressure cooker
  • Add 3 finely chopped tomatoes.
  • Add enough water and cover the cooker. Cook till 5-6 whistles.
  • Once done mash it nicely using a potato masher.
  • In a pan add butter and oil. Add cumin seeds.
  • Add finely chopped onions, Saute for 2 minutes. Add ginger garlic paste.
  • Cook for 2 minutes. Add finely chopped capsicum.
    Saute for a minute, let it be crunchy.
  • Add red chili powder, pav baji masala and salt. Mix well and cook for a minute
  • Add the mashed veggies to the pan. Add the scrambled paneer to this.
  • Mix well, add 1 cup of water to adjust the consistency.
  • Let this boil for 10 minutes in low flame. Switch off the flame
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Toast pav bun by adding butter to the tawa. Add little pav bhaji masala and coriander leaves to that. This will enhance the taste.
  • Serve with paneer bhaji smeared with a dollop of butter. Keep some raw onions and lemon wedges on the side.



  1. Beetroot gives a nice color to the bhaji, without altering the taste.
  2. You can finely chop paneer and add to the paneer pav bhaji.