Pav Bhaji Recipe Mumbai Street Food Recipes

Pav Bhaji Recipe | Mumbai Street Food Recipes

Enjoy the delicious flavours of veggie food with our tempting pav bhaji recipe! Pav bhaji is a popular Indian street food made with mashed veggies, fragrant spices, and buttery pav (dinner rolls). This dish is the perfect example of comfort food. It’s great for both everyday meals and holiday parties. Come on a culinary adventure with us as we share this delicious veggie recipe. Its rich and savoury flavours are sure to please your taste buds.

Ingredients For Pav Bhaji Recipe

For Bhaji (Vegetable Mix)

  • 1/2 cup carrots, finely chopped
  • 3 medium-sized potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 1 cup cauliflower, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper (capsicum), finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pav bhaji masala
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter

For Pav (Bread)

  • Pav (dinner rolls)
  • Butter for toasting

Instructions Of Pav Bhaji

  • In a large pan, heat 1 tablespoon of butter. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add chopped onions and sauté until they become translucent.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft and the oil separates.
  • Add all the chopped vegetables – cauliflower, carrots, green bell pepper, and green peas. Mix well.
  • Add pav bhaji masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Mix thoroughly.
  • Add the mashed potatoes and mix all the vegetables and spices.
  • Mash the vegetables with a masher to achieve a smooth consistency. Add water if needed to adjust the consistency.
  • Simmer the bhaji for 10-15 minutes, allowing the flavours to blend. Keep stirring occasionally.
  • In a separate pan, slice the pav (dinner rolls) into halves. Toast them with butter until they are golden brown.
  • Garnish the bhaji with chopped coriander leaves and a dollop of butter.
  • Serve the hot bhaji with toasted pav, chopped onions, and a wedge of lemon.

Enjoy your delicious homemade Pav Bhaji!


With our pav bhaji recipe, you can start an incredible culinary journey that shows off the rich tapestry of vegetarian tastes. Not sure how to cook? This dish is a tasty way to relax, no matter how experienced you are. We will be back soon with more delicious recipes as we continue learning about cooking. Have fun cooking!

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Safdar Ali is a passionate blogger immersed in the international of culinary delights. With cooking as a loved hobby and a keen interest in crafting new dishes, he stocks flavorful reports through his enticing weblog.

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