How to make Raw Banana and Sweet Potato Pav Bhaji -

A different version of pav bhaji made with raw bananas and sweet potatoes

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Medium raw bananas, Medium sweet potatoes

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Raw Banana and Sweet Potato Pav Bhaji

Raw Banana and Sweet Potato Pav Bhaji 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 : Mild

Ingredients for Raw Banana and Sweet Potato Pav Bhaji Recipe

  • Medium raw bananas boiled, peeled and grated 2

  • Medium sweet potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 2

  • Pav 8

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger grated 1 inches

  • Medium tomatoes chopped 2

  • Tata Sampann Pav Bhaji Masala 1 sachet (

  • Tomato puree 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Medium green capsicum finely chopped 1

  • Butter 2 tablespo For topping

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander sprig for garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté till the seeds change colour.

Step 2

Add ginger and sauté well. Add tomatoes, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add Tata Sampann Pav Bhaji Masala, mix well and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add tomato puree and mix well. Add raw bananas, sweet potatoes, salt and mix well.

Step 4

Add 2½ cups water, stir, cover and cook for 5-6 minutes. Add capsicum, 2 tablespoons butter, lemon juice and mix. Add coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer in a serving bowl. Top with a dollop of butter, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot with pav.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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 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.