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Tangy Brinjal Pav Bhaji Recipe

Tangy Brinjal Pav Bhaji is a popular Indian Snacks
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1 - large chopped Onion
  • 1 - chopped Capsicum
  • 1.5 cups - cubed Brinjals (eggplant)
  • 2-3 - medium chopped Potatoes
  • 1 cup - chopped Carrots (for a sweetish-spicy taste)
  • 1 cup - chopped Beetroot (optional; good for colour)
  • 2-3 drops - red-orange food-colour (if Beetroot is avoided)
  • 1/2 cup - Green peas
  • 2 cups - Tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - paav-bhaji or kitchen-king masala
  • 1 tbsp - chaat masala
  • Salt, pepper and Sugar to taste
  • Onion rings, sliced lime, Butter slices and chopped Coriander leaves to garnish
  • How to Make Tangy Brinjal Pav Bhaji:

    1. Fry onions in heated oil till light brown, followed by capsicum.
    2. After a minute of cooking and stirring, add powder spices and cook for a minute before adding the tomato paste.
    3. Fry well for 1-2 minutes and then add the remaining veggies.
    4. Add 1/2 cup water and pressure cook for 1 whistle on high flame. Simmer for 6-8 minutes.
    5. Open carefully and mash well.
    6. Add salt, sugar and pepper to taste and the food colour. Stir well.
    7. Garnish with butter dollops, coriander, sliced lemon and/or chillies, etc.
    8. Serve with hot butter-roasted buns/paavs.




     

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