Pav Bhaji is a popular Indian street food, originating from the state of Maharashtra. It is a delicious mix of vegetables cooked in a spicy tomato-based sauce, served with soft pav (dinner rolls) and a variety of condiments.
- Popular Indian street food, originating from the state of Maharashtra
- Delicious mix of vegetables cooked in a spicy tomato-based sauce
- Served with soft pav (dinner rolls) and a variety of condiments
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
- 2 green chilies, finely chopped
- 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon red chili powder
- 1 teaspoon garam masala
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
- 2 cups mixed vegetables (such as carrots, peas, beans, capsicum, cauliflower)
- Salt to taste
- 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
- Pav (dinner rolls) for serving
- Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
- Add cumin seeds and fry for a few seconds, until they begin to sizzle.
- Add onion, garlic, ginger and green chilies. Fry until the onion turns golden brown.
- Add tomatoes, red chili powder, garam masala and turmeric powder. Fry for 2-3 minutes, stirring often.
- Add the boiled and mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables and salt. Stir to combine.
- Cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Uncover the pan and cook for a few more minutes, until the mixture is thick and all the vegetables are cooked through.
- Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
- Serve hot with pav and your favorite condiments.
Pav Bhaji is a nutritious dish as it is packed with a variety of vegetables. It is also a good source of protein, dietary fiber and essential vitamins and minerals. One serving (1 cup) of Pav Bhaji contains approximately:
Calories: 160 kcal
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Protein: 5 g
Fat: 6 g
Fiber: 4 g
Vitamin A: 12% of the RDI
Vitamin C: 20% of the RDI
Iron: 10% of the RDI