Mumbaiya Pav Bhaji

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Mumbai special Pav Bhaji can be now re-created at your home with this simple recipe. It tastes absolutely delicious with hot buttered pavs.

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  • 3 tomatoes, finely chopped.
  • 1 Raw banana peeled and chopped.
  • 1/2 cup - peas shelled.
  • 1 cup - bottle gourd, peeled and chopped.
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped.
  • 8-10 - French beans, finely chopped.
  • 1 piece - Ginger grated (optional).
  • one and a half tsp - Pav Bhaji Masala.
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala.
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1/4 tsp - Dhania powder.
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder.
  • salt to taste.
  • Lemon juice to taste.
  • 2 tbsp - butter.
  • 1 tbsp - oil.
  • 8-10 Pavs (soft rectangular plain buns).

How to Make Mumbaiya Pav Bhaji

  • Pressure cook all vegetables together, except tomatoes, with a little water.
  • Vegetables must be overcooked and mushy.
  • Drain water, keep aside.
  • Mashed drain vegetables to a mush.
  • Heat oil in a deep heavy pan till smoky.
  • Add tomatoes, stir and cook till very soft.
  • Add all Masalas, salt, butter, and stir.
  • Add mashed vegetables and 1 cup of saved water.
  • Stir, bring to a boil.
  • Simmer on low, till the Bhaji is thick and oil separates.
  • Add lemon juice, stir.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander, blobs of butter.
  • Serve hot with hot buttered Pavs.