PAV BHAJI RECIPE

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.

Highlights:

  • 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

Ingredients:

  • 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

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add cumin seeds and fry for a few seconds, until they begin to sizzle.
  3. Add onion, garlic, ginger and green chilies. Fry until the onion turns golden brown.
  4. Add tomatoes, red chili powder, garam masala and turmeric powder. Fry for 2-3 minutes, stirring often.
  5. Add the boiled and mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables and salt. Stir to combine.
  6. Cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Uncover the pan and cook for a few more minutes, until the mixture is thick and all the vegetables are cooked through.
  8. Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  9. Serve hot with pav and your favorite condiments.

Nutrition:

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

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