IngredientsFor making Bhaji
3 tsp Butter
2 Tomatoes (puree)
1 Onion (finely chopped)
1 tsp Garlic paste
Dry spice powders
2 tsp Pav bhaji masala (store bought)
1 tsp Coriander powder
1 tsp Red chili powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
Salt per taste
For the side & toppings
1 large Onions (finely chopped)
Small bunch of Cilantro (finely chopped)
For Pav (Indian Bread)
1 pack of Hawaiian Rolls or Hot dog buns or Brioche Buns
Butter for toasting
- Cook potatoes, carrots and pinch of turmeric powder along with 3-4 cups of water in a pressure cooker for 2-3 whistles. Reserve the water.
- Heat butter on a skillet. Add garlic and onions. Satue until it is golden brown.
- Add tomato puree. Cook for 2-2 minutes
- Add all the dry spice powders - pav bhaji masala, coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt per taste. Mix well
- Add boiled vegetables - potato and carrot. Use a potato masher to mash all the ingredients. Add 2-3 cups of reserved water from boiled vegetables. Continue to mash all the ingredients until they are well combined. Turn heat to low and cook for 5-10 minutes.
- Top it with 1 tsp butter
- Heat 1/2 tsp of butter on a flat pan. Toast buns inside and out until it is golden brown
- Traditionally in fast foods or street foos use a steel plate which has compartments to serve this dish.
- Arrange toasted pav, bhaji, onions, cilantro, lemon wedges and butter in separate containers.
- Serve bhaji on a plate. Top it with lemon juice, onions, cilantro and a small cube of butter. Dip buns in bhaji and relish it