How to make Masala Pav - An authentic mumbai street food snack.

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Main Ingredients : Pav (पाव), Potato (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Masala Pav

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.    

For more recipes related to Masala Pav checkout Pavbhaji Bun, Dabeli, Jain Dabeli, Pav Bhaji Buns with Cheese . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Arbi Ke Kabab, Pizza Panne, Leftover Chana Chawal Burger, Cheesy Prawn Crisps.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Masala Pav Recipe

  • Pav 8

  • Potato 2 large

  • Onion chopped 2 large

  • Capsicum chopped 1 small

  • Tomato chopped 1 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Pav bhaji masala 2 teaspoons

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Lettuce few leaves


Step 1

Slit the pavs into two halves. Heat the oil in a non stick pan. Add onions and sauté for two minutes. Add green capsicum and sauté. Meanwhile keep the slit pavs on a heated grill, close the lid and cook.

Step 2

Add tomatoes to the pan and continue to sauté. Add salt and quarter cup water and mix. Add pav bhaji masala and mix. Add the boiled potatoes and another quarter cup of water and cook till all the ingredients blend well and the mixture is quite dry. Add coriander leaves and mix.

Step 3

Place lettuce leaves over the bread halves. Spread the cooked filling over them, fold each half and serve immediately.