PAV BHAJI

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 no. Bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. Chili (powder)
  • Cilantro (to garnish)
  • ? tsp. Garlic (crushed)
  • ? tsp. Ginger (grated)
  • ? no. Lemon
  • 3 nos. Onion (chopped)
  • ? cup Peas
  • 1 cup Potato (chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 no. Tomato (chopped)
  • ? tsp. Turmeric (powder)
  • Vegetable Oil (to shallow fry)
  • Vegetables (like potatoes,cauliflower, carrots etc., chopped)
  • 2 tsps. Pav bhaji masala

METHOD : Set aside 1 chopped onion for garnishing. Cook mixed vegetables ? potatoes, carrots, beans..etc in a pressure cooker. Don’t add too much water while cooking. After the vegetables are done, drain and mash them coarsely. Heat butter (or oil) in a pan and fry onion and ginger/garlic. When onions turn translucent, add bell peppers and tomatoes. Continue frying till it turns soft. Now add Pav Bhaji Masala, chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and fry for another couple of minutes. Now you can add the mashed vegetables. Turn up the heat and continue stirring till everything is well mixed. Cut Pavs in half horizontally and lightly coat it with butter. Roast them on hot griddle just before serving. Garnish Bhaji with chopped coriander leaves, chopped onions and a thin wedge of lemon.