Hariyali Pav Bhaji

Go green with this famous Mumbai snack – spinach, methi, green peas, capsicum, green tomatoes, all in one! This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Hariyali Pav Bhaji
Main Ingredients Green gram (sabut moong), Spinach leaves (palak)
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Hariyali Pav Bhaji

  • 1/2 cup Green gram (sabut moong)
  • 1/2 cup Spinach leaves (palak) boiled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Fenugreek leaves (methi) boiled
  • 1/2 Green capsicum chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green peas shelled
  • 4 medium Green tomatoes pureed
  • 1/2 cup Cauliflower grated
  • 1 Potato boiled, peeled and grated
  • 8 Brown bread pavs
  • 1 teaspoon Oil 1 tablespoon +
  • a dollop Butter 3 tablespoons +
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon Green chilli paste
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Pav bhaji masala
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 small Onion finely chopped


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon butter in a non-stick pan. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Add green chilli paste, mix and sauté for 2 minutes. Add onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes or till pink.
  3. Grind spinach and fenugreek leaves with a little water into a fine paste.
  4. Add capsicum, green peas and cauliflower in the pan, mix well, mash and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  5. Add pureed tomatoes, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Add ground paste, mix well and add pav bhaji masala, salt and 2 tablespoons butter.
  7. Mix well, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring once a while.
  8. Add potato, sprouts, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add ½ cup water, mix again and switch off heat. Serve hot with brown pav.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1973
Carbohydrates 286.7
Protein 61.6
Fat 64.4