Pav Bhaji (Flat Buns with dry mix veg curry)

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Mar. 14, 2008

Pav bhaji is famous Punjabi dish popular all over India. This is a spicy blend of vegetables in tomato gravy served with pav that is cooked with butter.


Pav buns 12
Onions 2
Dhania powder 3 Teaspoon
Tomatoes 5
Jeera powder 2 Teaspoon
Potatoes 3
Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
Peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Pav bhajji masala 4 Teaspoon
Pav bhaji masala 4 Teaspoon
Carrot 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Beans 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Coriander 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Garnishing)
Cabbage 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
Capsicum 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cauliflower 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ginger 1
Green chillies 2 , finely chopped
Green chilies 2 , finely chopped


Heat a pan with oil & add the onions. Fry till translucent. Add tomatoes,salt,add all the powders and fry till the oil floats on top.

Steam all the other vegetables seperately & add them to the onion mixture.

Add a cup of water & let it cook to boiling consistency. Then With the help of a potato masher keep mashing the mixture till it cooks nicely.

When all the vegetables are cooked thoroughly garnish with coriander & lemon juice and serve with Pav.

For the pavs:

Slit open the pavs from the middle. Apply butter in the inside & place them on a pre-heated frying pan.When they get golden brown from the inside take them off.

Serve hot with bhajji.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 898Calories from Fat 192

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.8%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1887 mg78.63%

Total Carbohydrates 162 g54%

Dietary Fiber 21 g84%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 25 g50%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet