Pav Bhaji - Popular street food of Mumbai. Made with mashed veggies like potatoes, tomatoes, capsicum, cooked with pav bhaji masala.
8-10 florets of cauliflower
2 chopped onions
3 chopped red tomatoes
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 tsp pav bhaji masala
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp red chilly powder
1 tbsp Oil
Salt to taste
Lots of butter
Note : The proportion of the vegetables can be altered according to individual liking.
For the Bhaji
Boil all the vegetables (except onions & tomatoes ) in pressure cooker till they are completely cooked. Mash them thoroughly & keep aside.
Now heat oil & butter together in a pan.The add chopped onions.Saute them well.Then add chopped tomatoes & keep sauteing till oil leaves the sides of the pan.
Then add ginger garlic paste, turmeric ,red chilly & pav bhaji masala.Let it cook for a minute constantly stirring in , taking care that it does not burn at the bottom of the pan.
Now add the other mashed vegetables & mix well.Some water can be added to adjust the consistency. Add salt to taste. Let it simmer for 5-6 minutes so that the flavors blend in each other.Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve by topping finely chopped onions & coriander leaves.Sqeeze some lemon for extra tanginess.Add some butter for additional flavour .
The Bhaji is ready.
For the pav
Slit the pav in between & apply butter to them.Roast them on pan till they are lightly brown colour.The pavs also ready now.
Relish it hot !!