How to make Pav Bhaji Dosa -

Spicy pav bhaji mixture spread on a freshly made dosa.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Dosa batter (डोसे का घोल), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Pav Bhaji Dosa

Pav Bhaji Dosa Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pav Bhaji Dosa Recipe

  • Dosa batter as required

  • Potatoes , boiled, peeled and grated 1 cup

  • Pav bhaji masala 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter as required

  • Onion , finely chopped 1 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato , finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Cauliflower , blanched 8-10 florets

  • Green capsicum , finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Green peas , boiled 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves , chopped 1/2 tablespoon

  • Processed cheese as required

  • Coriander-coconut chutney to serve


Step 1

To prepare pav bhaji, heat oil and 1 tablespoon butter in a non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté till translucent. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix and sauté till raw smells disappear.

Step 2

Add red chilli paste, mix and sauté for 1 minute. Add tomato, mix and sauté for 1 minute. Add salt, mix and sauté till tomato turns soft and pulpy.

Step 3

Add cauliflower florets, green capsicum, green peas and potatoes, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Add ½ cup water, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add pav bhaji masala, salt and ¼ cup water, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes. Mash the mixture and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add coriander leaves and mix well. Transfer in a bowl.

Step 5

Heat a non-stick tawa. Take dosa batter in a bowl, add salt and mix well.

Step 6

Pour a ladleful of batter on hot tawa, spread to a large thin disc and cook for 1 minute.

Step 7

Spread some butter on top and the sides and cook till the underside is golden brown. Spread some pav bhaji, grate some processed cheese and fold the dosa into half. Make more dosas similarly.

Step 8

Transfer each dosa on individual serving plates and serve hot with coriander coconut chutney.

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