Plain Pav bhaji

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 3 - tomatoes, finely chopped.
  • 1 - raw banana, peeled and chopped.
  • 1/2 cup - peas shelled.
  • 1 cup - bottle gourd, peeled, chopped.
  • 2 - carrots, peeled, chopped.
  • 8-10 - French beans, finely chopped.
  • 1-inch - ginger, grated (optional).
  • 1-1/2 tsp - pav bhaji masala.
  • 1/4 tsp - garam masala.
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1/4 tsp - coriander (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 Plain Pav bhaji

  • Pressure cook all vegetables together, except tomatoes with a little water. Vegetables must be overcooked and mushy.
  • Drain water, keep aside.
  • Mash drained vegetables.
  • Heat oil in a deep heavy pan till smoky.
  • Add tomatoes, stir and cook till very soft.
  • Add all the masala, salt, butter, and stir.
  • Add mashed vegetables and 1 cup of the 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 and blobs of butter.
  • Serve hot with buttered paavs.