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Pav bhaji recipe

Pav bhaji recipe, this is the simplest and easiest you can make your kids eat rainbow of vegetables without any fuss.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people


  • 2 Potato
  • 1.5 cups Mixed vegetables Beans, carrot, green peas, beetroot, cauliflower- chopped
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Capsicum finely chopped
  • 2 Tomato finely chopped or pureed
  • 2 Green chilli slit
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tablespoon Butter
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoon Pav Bhaji masala
  • Salt as needed
  • Lemon wedges to serve
  • Pav Buns to serve
  • Onion and coriander leaves chopped - As needed for garnishing


  • Pressure cook peeled, chopped potatoes and other chopped veggies together with little water, upto 3 whistles in pressure cooker.
  • Mash nicely with a potato masher and set aside.
  • Heat a broad pan with butter, fry onion until translucent.
  • After that add ginger garlic paste, fry till raw smell of the ginger garlic paste goes off.
  • Then add the capsicum and fry for a minute.
  • Following it, add tomatoes, salt, pav Bhaji masala and red chilli powder.
  • Fry till tomatoes turns soft and mushy.
  • Then add all the veggies, stir well.
  • Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes and mash with a ladle so that all the veggies get mixed well.
  • Finally add butter if desired. Bhaji is ready now to serve with pav.


  • Veggies can be of your choice,u can add or reduce one or two….
  • I used burger buns here,which was very nice substitute to the pav buns…
  • You can puree (grind smoothly) tomato and add instead of chopping. but it will splutter a lot, so cook covered.