How to make Sprouts Pav Bhaji -

Try this delicious Pav Bhaji made with sprouts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mixed sprouts (मिक्स्ड स्प्राऊट्स ), Pav bhaji masala (पाव भाजी मसाला)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


Sprouts Pav Bhaji

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Sprouts Pav Bhaji Recipe

  • Mixed sprouts (moong, moth, chana) 1 1/2 cups

  • Pav bhaji masala 2 tablespoons

  • Pavs 8

  • Small cauliflower roughly chopped 1

  • Medium green capsicum roughly chopped 1

  • Green peas 1/4 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 4 tablespo for topping

  • Medium onions finely chopped 2 + to serve

  • Green chllies finely chopped 2

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Medium tomatoes finely chopped 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespo to garnish

  • Lemon wedges to serve

Method

Step 1

Heat oil and 2 tbsps butter in a deep non-stick pan, add onions and saute till translucent.

Step 2

Add green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, mix well and saute till raw smells disappear. Add tomatoes, mix and saute till they become pulpy.

Step 3

Add salt and mix well. Add red chilli powder, mix and saute for a minute. Add cauliflower and mix well. Add 2 tbsps butter and mix well.

Step 4

Add sprouts and mix well. Add green capsicum, green peas, pav bhaji masala, coriander leaves and salt and mix. Add ½ cup water and mix, cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Mash the cooked mixture with a masher and mix. Remove the pan from heat and set aside.

Step 6

Melt some butter on a non-stick tava. Halve each pav horizontally without cutting through and place it on the tava. Press lightly on each side till it turns crisp.

Step 7

Place the pavs on one side of each serving dish. Place some bhaji on the other side, garnish with coriander leaves and butter, and serve hot onions and lemon wedges.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.