How to make Hariyali Pav Bhaji-SK Khazana -

This green pav bhaji is just as tasty as the ruby red one

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium green tomatoes, Spinach puree (पालक की प्यूरी )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Hariyali Pav Bhaji-SK Khazana

Hariyali Pav Bhaji-SK Khazana Recipe Card

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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.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Hariyali Pav Bhaji-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Medium green tomatoes finely chopped 2

  • Spinach puree 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Small green capsicum finely chopped 1

  • Green peas blanched 3/4 cup

  • Pav bhaji masala 2 tablespoons

  • Cauliflower geated 1 cup

  • Medium potatoes boiled, peeled, gratecd 2

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 3-4 tables as required

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Pavs 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped for garnish

  • Chopped onion 1/2 cup to serve

  • Lemon wedges to serve

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add butter, allow to melt, add green chillies and onions. Stir and sauté till translucent. Add green tomatoes, stir and sauté till moist. Add cauliflower and stir well. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 2

Add potatoes, stir and mash. Add turmeric powder, pav bhaji masala and spinach puree. Stir and mix well.

Step 3

Add some water, stir and mix well. Add capsicum, green peas, salt and some water. Mash everything in the pan using a potato masher. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes. Add 1 tbsp spinach puree and mix well. Cover and cook again for another 4-5 minutes.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick tawa and roast the pavs with butter till golden and crisps.

Step 5

Transfer the prepared green bhaji on a serving plate, garnish with chopped coriander and butter. Serve hot with toasted pav, onions and lemon wedges on side.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.