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Spicy Pav Bhaji

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:6
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Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 10 to 12 - pavs.
  • Butter to shallow fry| For Bhaji:
  • 2 - onions, finely chopped.
  • 2 - green chillies, finely chopped.
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste.
  • 2 - capsicums, chopped fine.
  • 1 cup - cabbage, chopped fine.
  • 2 - tomatoes, chopped fine.
  • 3 cups - chopped mixed vegetables (beans, carrot, cauliflower, potato, Bottle Gourd etc.).
  • 1 cup - frozen/fresh peas.
  • 1/2 cup - paneer, chopped into small cubes.
  • 4 tsp - butter.
  • 4 tsp - pavbhaji masala.
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder.
  • 1 tsp - black pepper.
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1 tsp - sugar.
  • 5 to 6 tsp - Lemon juice.
  • Salt to taste.
  • 1 cup - water (in which vegetables were boiled) or simple water| To Garnish:
  • 1 tbsp - coriander, chopped.
  • 1 - onion, chopped.
  • Small pieces of lemon.

How to Make

  • Pressure cook mixed vegetables.
  • Mash them coarsely after draining (except peas, cabbage and capsicum).
  • Heat butter in a pan.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and onion and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add cabbage, peas and capsicum and mix well.
  • Fry for 2-3 minutes till very soft.
  • Add tomatoes and saute for another 1 minute.
  • Add pavbhaji masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, black pepper powder, salt, sugar and fry for a further 2-3 minutes.
  • Add paneer and saute for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the water and mix well. Bring it to boil.
  • Allow the gravy to simmer till it thickens, stirring and mashing vegetables with masala in between.
  • Add lemon juice and stir.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and a block of butter. Serve with paavs.