Pav Bhaji

By Firdosh Mavji


1 cup potatoes-peeled and chopped fine

2 cups mixed vegetables-chopped fine green chillies-chopped to taste

1 cup onions-grated

1 tsp garlic-ginger

1 cup tomato-grated

1 cup tomato puree

1 cup oil

2 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp turmeric

1 tbsp salt

1 tsp pav bhaji masala

1 tsp chilli powder

6 pavs

6 tbsp butter-for bread


Heat oil and add cumin seeds, then the onion paste and sauté till brown and fat separates. Add the mixed vegetables and potatoes and sauté first over high heat, then over low, till cooked through. Add tomatoes and puree, green chillies, turmeric, salt, pav bhaji masala and chilli powder and continue cooking and mashing vegetables while stirring, till fat separates. To serve, heat some butter, slit the bread horizontally and fry in the butter till brown. Serve with the vegetables.

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