Pav Bhaji Schezwan Style

Pav bhaji made with Schezwan chutney and served in noodle baskets. Bhaji made with Schezwan chutney and served in noodle baskets. Schezwan Pav Bhaji is a fusion Indo-Chinese version of the quintessential Mumbai street food Pav Bhaji, a flavor packed spicy mashed potato gravy, chockfull of vegetables and infused with Schezwan chutney and a special masala powder called “Pav Bhaji Masala” powder. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Pav Bhaji Schezwan Style
Main Ingredients Potatoes, Schezwan chutney
Cuisine Indo-Chinese
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 51-60 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Pav Bhaji Schezwan Style

  • 2 medium Potatoes boiled, peeled and grated
  • 3 tablespoons Schezwan chutney
  • 2 tbsps + to deep fry Oil
  • 1 large Onion finely chopped
  • 2 large Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 small Cauliflower finely chopped
  • ½ large Green capsicum finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 200 grams Noodles boiled
  • 2-3 tablespoons Cornstarch
  • as required Nylon sev
  • for garnish Fresh pomegranate pearls


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add onion and sauté for a minute. Add tomatoes, cauliflower and capsicum, mix well. Add salt and cook till tomatoes become pulpy.
  2. Add Schezwan chutney and mix. Add potatoes and mix well. Add ½ cup water and mix and let the mixture cook.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan.
  4. Add butter to the potato mixture and mix well.
  5. Cut the noodles into smaller pieces with a scissor. Sprinkle cornstarch and mix well.
  6. Dip two steel sieves, one a little smaller than the other, in hot oil. Shake to remove excess oil. Put some noodles in the bigger sieve, place the smaller one over the noodles and press lightly and dip in hot oil and deep-fry for a minute.
  7. Remove the smaller sieve, gently dislodge the basket from the bigger sieve and deep-fry till light golden.
  8. Drain on absorbent paper and then place on worktop. Make more baskets similarly. Cool the bhaji till lukewarm and put into the noodle baskets.
  9. Sprinkle a little sev and fresh pomegranate pearls on top and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1759
Carbohydrates 245.8
Protein 39.2
Fat 68.8
Other Fiber Fiber- 24.5gm