The best Mumbai fast food or street food which is popular all over India . Vegetables are boiled , pureed and then blended with spices and served hot with buttery pavs .
It also helps in feeding vegetables to those small prince and princess in our house (always making nakhras while having vegetables) —
It is simple irresistible—–
It is known as a snack recipe but in my house it has been elevated to dinner menu, since it has lot’s of vegetables , potato and butter and it is a completely filling and a satisfying dish—
But mostly in India it is treated as a snack or evening craving —-
You can have it any time of the day — breakfast , brunch, lunch , evening snack or dinner — it is the most tasty and satisfying dish you can ever have and top of it — it is easier to make —–
- 4 medium sized potato
- 1/2 cup of green peas
- 3/4 cup chopped cauliflower
- One onion (chopped)
- one capsicum
- 1/2 cup of chopped carrot
- 2 medium sized tomato
- 2 tsp of ginger garlic paste
- 1 tsp of red chilli powder
- 1 tsp of cumin and coriander powder each
- 4 to 4 tsp of readymade pav bhaji masala
- Vegetable oil and butter as per requirement
- salt to taste
- Pav buns 2 piece per plate
- chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
Transfer all the vegetables except tomato in a pressure cooker with 2 cups of water and some salt … cook on a medium flame — for 2 whistles and then switch off the flame
Mash the vegetables with a potato masher or using the back side of large spoon.
Heat 2 tsp of vegetable oil and 2 tsp of butter together in a non-stick pan – add in the chopped onion and fry till translucent — add in the ginger garlic paste and saute it —
Add in the chopped tomatoes and capsicum, fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until it becomes soft — now add all the dry masalaa ( red chill powder , cumin and coriander power, pav bhaji masala).
Stir and cook for a minute , add in some water and all the boiled and mashed vegetables.
Mix well and add in salt — put off the flame when all the water evaporates , add in some lemon juice for additional flavour.
Add chopped coriander leaves before serving.
Heat a separate tawa on medium flame — cut the pavs horizontally into halves —
Add 1 tsp of butter toast the buns on both sides till brown spots appear , serve these buttery toasted buns immediately with a small bowl full of bhaji —-