How to make Pav Bhaji Bun -

Prepared with Nutralite.A quick and easy but delicious recipe served in a different way. Go ahead and try this tasty dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pavs (पाव), Nutralite

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pav Bhaji Bun

Pav Bhaji Bun 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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pav Bhaji Bun Recipe

  • Pavs brown 8

  • Nutralite 3 tablespoons + for shallow-frying

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped medium

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes chopped 3 medium

  • Green capsicum 1 medium

  • Green peas blanched and mashed ¼ cup

  • Potatoes boiled and grated 4 medium

  • Pav bhaji masala 1½ tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons Nutralite and oil in a non-stick pan and add three fourth of the onions and sauté till light golden.

Step 2

Add the green chilli and ginger-garlic paste. Mix well for half a minute.

Step 3

Add half the tomatoes and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring continuously or till the oil separates from the masala.

Step 4

Add the capsicum, green peas, potatoes and 1 cup of water. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes, pressing with back of the spoon a few times, till all the vegetables are completely mashed.

Step 5

Add the pav bhaji masala, salt and the remaining tomatoes. Cook on medium heat, stirring continuously, for 2 minutes or till the mixture is thick and of spreading consistency.

Step 6

Add the fresh coriander, lemon juice and remaining Nutralite and remove from heat. Allow to cool slightly.

Step 7

Slit the pavs without cutting through. Spread some of the pav bhaji on the lower half. Apply some Nutralite on the both the outer surfaces of the pav.

Step 8

Heat a flat non-stick tawa, place the pavs on them and roast on low heat till golden and crisp on the outside. Serve hot.

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