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Paneer pav bhaji recipe

Learn how to make Paneer pav bhaji recipe, step by step and full video recipe. A delicious twist to the regular pav bhaji, perfect for get togethers and birthday party menu.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • Paneer- 3/4 cup cube cut
  • Onion - 1
  • Tomato - 2
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chilli chopped - 2
  • Capsicum - 1/2
  • Potato - 1
  • Carrot - 1
  • Beans - 9
  • Green peas - 1/4 cup
  • Cauliflower florets - 1/2 cup
  • Kashmiri Red chilli powder- 1 & 1/2 tsp
  • Pav bhaji masala - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves 2 tbsp chopped
  • Salt - as needed
  • Butter - 1 tbsp

To serve

  • Raw onions chopped
  • Lemon wedge
  • Coriander leaves chopped
  • and butter

Instructions

  • Peel potato, carrot and dice them. Finely chop beans. Cut cauliflower and keep it immersed in water with salt for 15 mins.
  • Place all the vegetables chopped along with green peas in a vessel and add 1/2 cup water.
  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • Heat a pan with 1 tbsp butter. Fry finely chopped onion and green chilli for a minute.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and cook for another minute.
  • In goes finely chopped tomato, red chilli powder, turmeric and pav bhaji masala, required salt.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  • Add finely chopped capsicum and cook further more for a minute.
  • Add cooked vegetables. Mash it well until thick using potato masher.
  • Add 3/4 cup or required water. Mix well.
  • Add finely cube cut paneer and simmer for 6 - 8 minutes. Stir in between to avoid burning.
  • Switch off flame, top with 1 tbsp butter. Squeeze in a lemon and garnish with chopped coriander.

Video

Notes

  • You can choose to mash the paneer, upto your choice Adding 1/4 beetroot gives a good colour to the bhaji.
  • Use kashmiri red chilli powder for mild spice and bright red colour. Also choose red ripe tomato.