May 31, 2007

Pav Bhaji

Ingredients:
Pav/Burger buns-1packet
Onions finely chopped-1cup
Tomato paste-1cup (fresh is better)
Potato –1medium
French beans chopped-1cup
Carrots-1no
Pav bhaji masala-2tsp
Chilli powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Cinnamon-1inch piece
Cardamom-1no
Cloves-2nos
Ginger garlic paste-1tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-2tbsp
Butter for toasting buns

Method:Method: Chop potato, beans, carrots (can add any other veggie) and pressure-cook till done. Drain excess water and keep the water aside and mash the vegetables with a masher or spoon.
Heat oil in a pan add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom then add onions and fry well and add ginger garlic paste, sauté for 1-2mts, now add the tomato paste and sauté till the raw smell is gone. Add chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt mix well and let cook for 2mts. Now add the mashed vegetables and the drained water if the mixture is too dry, mix well. Cover and allow to cook for 2mts., uncover and add pav bhaji masala and mix well and let cook for 5-10mts.Add-lemon juice just before you switch off the gas.
Slightly toast the buns on a pan.Garnish with chopped onions and cilantro just before serving.

4 comments:

Asha said...

Hi Radhi,so good to see you back blogging!:))
Pav Bhaji is fav,of course I love it.Should have added some Jackfruit for JFI1:D

Radhika said...

hi Asha,Went on vacation to India,and i did'nt know that you could add jackfriut in pav bhaji.
Thank u.

ramya said...

Hi Nice dish dear,i am drooling over it.And guess we ate it yesterday.

Sirisha Kilambi said...

Radhika....Yummy Pav Bhaji...I can have this anytime :-)