Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji Recipe
Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is one of the famous snacks of Maharashtra. But now a days it is cooked in all over India. It is cooked using variety of vegetables of your choice and is served with hot buttery buns or pavs. You can have this spiced buttery pav bhaji at any time of the day. Here is step by step recipe for this dish.


  1. Capsicum – 1 (Chopped)
  2. Carrot – 2 (Chopped)
  3. Peas – 1 Cup
  4. Potato – 2 to 3 (Peeled and Chopped)
  5. Onion – 2 (Chopped)
  6. Tomato – 2 (Chopped)

    Green Chilis – 2 to 3 Chopped

  7. Ginger Paste – 1 Tablespoon

    Garlic Paste – 1 Tablespoon

  8. Red Chili Powder – 1 Tablespoon
  9. Garam Masala Powder – 1 Tablespoon
  10. Pav Bhaji Masala – 4 Tablespoons
  11. Butter – 5 to 6 Tablespoons
  12. Coriander Leaves – 2 to 3 (Chopped)
  13. Lemon Juice – 1 Tablespoon
  14. Salt to Taste
  15. Water – 2 Cups

Preparation Steps

  1. Add the vegetables (Capsicum, carrot, peas, and potato) in a pressure cooker. Add some water. Cover and close the lid of a pressure cooker and cook all the vegetables for 10-15 minutes on medium flame
  2. After 2-3 whistles turn off the nob and wait for the pressure to release
  3. Meanwhile heat butter in a pan. Add chopped onion, garlic and ginger paste. Fry till it becomes golden brown in color
  4. Then add chopped tomato and green chilies. Fry for 3-4 minutes
  5. Add red chili powder, pav bhaji masala, garam masala, salt and cook for another few minutes
  6. Then add some water. Add boiled vegetables and mash them using a potato masher. You can also mash the veggies before adding to the prepared masala. Mix it well
  7. Add some more water if the bhaji is thick in texture. Cook it again for 15-20 minutes
  8. Add some lemon juice and mix well
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot by adding a dollop of butter with toasted buttery pavs.

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