How to make Khada Pav Bhaji-SK Khazana -

What the name of this dish means is that the vegetables are mashed but the taste remains just as great

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Medium green capsicum, Medium red capscicum

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Khada Pav Bhaji-SK Khazana

Khada Pav Bhaji-SK Khazana 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Khada Pav Bhaji-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Medium green capsicum cut into medium pieces 1

  • Medium red capscicum cut into medium pieces

  • Cauliflower floretsq 10-12

  • Small carrot chopped 1

  • Green peas 1/4 cup

  • Medium potato peeled and cut into cubes 1

  • Pav bhaji masala 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Large onion finely chopped 1

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato puree 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespo for garnish

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Toasted pavs to serve

  • Onions chopped to serve

  • Lemon wedges to serve


Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a non-stick pan. Add green and red capsicums and sauté till soft.

Step 2

Add cauliflower florets, carrot and green peas and toss well. Add potato and mix and saute. Add some water, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes or till potato is cooked. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3

Heat remaining butter in another non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté till translucent. Add green chillies and mix.

Step 4

Add ginger-garlic paste and mix. Add tomato puree and 1 tablespoon coriander leaves, mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 5

Add chilli paste and mix. Add 1½ tablespoons pav bhaji masala and mix well. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and some water and mix well.

Step 6

Add salt and cooked vegetables and mix. Add 1 tablespoon coriander leaves, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Garnish with some coriander leaves and serve hot with pavs, chopped onions and lemon wedges.

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