How to make Pav Bhaji Recipe - SK Khazana -

This All-time favourite street food is popular all across India, but with this recipe you can make it at home fuss-free.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pavs (पाव), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pav Bhaji Recipe - SK Khazana

Pav Bhaji Recipe - 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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pav Bhaji Recipe - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Pavs 8

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and quartered 2 large

  • Cauliflower florets boiled 8-10

  • Green capsicum finely chopped 1 medium

  • Fresh green peas boiled 1/2 cup

  • Pav bhaji masala 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Butter + for toasting + for serving 2 tablespoons

  • Onions finely chopped + for serving 2 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli paste 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 2 tablespoons

  • Tomatoes finely chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Lemon wedges for serving


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add 1 tbsp butter and let it melt. Add onions and sauté till translucent.

Step 2

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté till raw smells disappear. Add red chilli paste and red chilli powder,mix well and saute for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Add tomatoes, mix well and saute till they turn pulpy. Add salt and mix well.

Step 4

Add potatoes, and cauliflower and mash the mixture well with a masher.

Step 5

Add pav bhaji masala and mix well. Add ¼ cup water and mix, cover and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Step 6

Add capsicum and green peas and mix well. Add remaining butter and mix well. Add coriander leaves and mix well. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 7

Heat a little butter in a non-stick tawa, place two slit pavs on it and toast for 1 minute, fold the pavs and apply a little more butter on the sides and toast for 1 minute. Take them off the tawa. Toast the remaining pavs similarly.

Step 8

Place 2 pavs on each serving plate, keep a portion of bhaji on the side, put a a little butter on top of the bhaji and serve immediately with chopped onion and a lemon wedge.

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