Pav Bhaji Recipe Dhaba Style at Home Maharashtrian

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Pav Bhaji Recipe Dhaba Style at Home Maharashtrian

Pav Bhaji Recipe Dhaba Style is a flavorful, delicious, iconic dish among Indian street food consisting of Pav served and thick spicy gravy of mashed vegetables, chopped onions, and butter.

Type: Snacks

Cuisine: Indian

Keywords: Pav Bhaji Recipe, Pav Bhaji, Pav Bhaji Recipe Dhaba Style

Recipe Yield: 4

Calories: 390

Preparation Time: PT10M

Cooking Time: PT25M

Total Time: PT35M

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 4 Tsp Pav Bhaji Masala
  • Salt
  • 1 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Cumin Powder
  • ½ Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 tbsp Kasmiri Red chilli paste
  • 1 Tbsp Kasuri Methi
  • 1/2 cup Capsicum, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower florets, chopped
  • 1/4 cup frech beans
  • 1/2 cup medium sized Onion finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 4 Green Chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Potato
  • 1/2 cup Carrots
  • 1/4 cup Beetroot finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Green Peas
  • 1 Lemon for wedges
  • 2-3 Cups Water
  • ½ Cup Coriander Leaves finely chopped
  • 4 pav

Recipe Instructions: 1. Firstly cook the vegetables in a pressure cooker along with water, cumin seeds and chili powder 2. Now prepare the bhaji, in a tawa 3. Cook all the boiled vegetables, along with the spices. 4. Make a smooth consistency. 5. In the same tawa, fry the bread on both sides in butter. 6. Serve the pav with prepared masala garnished with butter, coriander leaves, and chopped onions.

Editor's Rating:
4.5

Pav Bhaji Recipe Dhaba Style is a flavorful, delicious, iconic dish among Indian street food consisting of Pav served and thick spicy gravy of mashed vegetables, chopped onions, and butter. The recipe originated in Mumbai and was most popular there, but now Pav Bhaji is loved by people from every corner of India and in foreign lands.

Pav means bread or dinner roll and Bhaji means vegetable dish. Hence this meal got the name Pav Bhaji as those two are served together. The recipe may look lengthy but it is not difficult to make. Pav Bhaji prepared in dhabas, street style is very popular. Here let us see how to make Pav Bhaji Recipe Dhaba style.

Pav Bhaji Recipe Dhaba Style

Pav bhaji is a delicious street food dish that originated in Mumbai, India, and is mainly popular in dhaba. Pav bhaji is the best combination of spicy mashed vegetables served with bread rolls. The dish is popular not only in Mumbai but also across the country and has gained international recognition as well.

Pav bhaji is not only a delicious street food but also a filling and nutritious meal. The dish is a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals, making it a healthy option for those looking to indulge in street food without compromising on nutrition.

Pav Bhaji Recipe Maharashtrian

Pav Bhaji Recipe Maharashtrian

Pav Bhaji Recipe Maharashtrian (Source: NisTime)

Maharashtrian Recipe Pav bhaji has a rich history that dates back to the 1850s when it was first introduced as a quick lunch option for textile mill workers in Mumbai. Today, the dish has become the most important dish of Mumbai Street food culture and is enjoyed by people from all walks of life.

In recent years, pav bhaji has also gained popularity in international markets, with restaurants and food trucks across the world serving their own unique versions of the Pav bhaji. However, it is the original Mumbai-style pav bhaji that remains the most popular and beloved version of the dish.

Pav Bhaji Recipe Benefits

  • Pav Bhaji is a delicious, hearty, stomach-filling meal.
  • Pav Bhaji consists of a load of vegetables making it fiber rich.
  • Improves digestion.
  • Helps in weight loss.
  • For people who are suffering from anemia, Pav bhaji is good for them as it contains high sodium content.
  • Pav bhaji helps in keeping the amount of water in our bodies in balance.

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Pav Bhaji Recipe Ingredients

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Ingredients

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3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
4 tbsp Butter
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
4 Tsp Pav Bhaji Masala
Salt
1 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
1 Tsp Coriander Powder
1 1/2 Tsp Cumin Powder
½ Tsp Turmeric Powder
2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
2 tbsp Kasmiri Red chilli paste
1 Tbsp Kasuri Methi
1/2 cup Capsicum, chopped
1/2 cup cauliflower florets, chopped
1/4 cup frech beans
1/2 cup medium sized Onion finely chopped
3/4 cup Tomatoes finely chopped
4 Green Chilli, finely chopped
1 cup Potato
1/2 cup Carrots
1/4 cup Beetroot finely chopped
1 Cup Green Peas
1 Lemon for wedges
2-3 Cups Water
½ Cup Coriander Leaves finely chopped
4 pav
Nutritional Information
390 Calories
11g Fat
15mg Cholesterol
63g Carbohydrate
12g Protein

Directions

1.
Cook the vegetables
In a pressure cooker add 1 tbsp oil, once the oil gets heated add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds. Lets them splutter. Add 1 cup of Potato, and keep the flame on medium. Shallow fry it, then add 1/2 cup Carrots, 1/4 cup Beetroot, and 1 cup peas. Shallow fry for 2-3 minutes maximum.
Now add 1/4 cup of Tomatoes, and salt as per taste. Mix well, 1 tbsp red chili powder is added, and fry for 5 minutes the vegetables again. 2 cups of water is added for cooking the vegetables, and give the pressure for 3 whistles.
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2.
Preparation of Bhaji
Take a tawa (or Kadhai), Add 2 tbsp oil, 2 tbsp butter, and 1 tsp cumin seeds. Instantly add chopped onions, keep the gas flame high, and slightly fry the onion until its rawness vanishes. Add chopped Capsicum, keep stirring continuously the onion and capsicum, add ginger garlic paste, red chili paste, and a few drops of water, and keep mixing until it leaves oil. Now add the remaining chopped tomato, and salt. Continue stirring for 2-3 minutes. The boiled vegetables is added at this stage to the tawa, and mixed well. Add the spices, 1 tbsp red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, kasuri methi, and 3 tbsp Pav Bhaji masala. Mix well with the vegetables.
Turn the flame o medium heat, with a help of a masher, and mash the contents on the tawa very finely until it looks like a thick puree. Now add 1/2 cup water, and mix well. Cook for 3-5 minutes. Add a few cubes of butter and freshly cut coriander leaves. Bhaji is ready, transfer the prepared bhaji to a bowl.
Mark as complete
3.
Preparing Pav Bhaji
In the same tawa, add little butter, 1/2 tsp Pav Bhaji masala, prepared bhaji, and 1 sprig of coriander leaves. Mix well and place the pav after slicing the pav in the middle of the mixture.
Flip the pav and fry on both sides. Pav Bhaji is ready, serve the pav bhaji with chopped onions, lemon wedge, and garnish with butter and coriander leaves.
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Notes

Instead of ginger garlic paste, only freshly prepared garlic paste can be used.
Vegetables of your choice can be added
Mash the bhaji well to a smooth consistency
Adding colors can be avoided as the recipe contains beetroot.

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