Pav Bhaji

Probably the most popular Bombay fast food, it is enjoyed by both adults and youngsters. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Pav Bhaji
Main Ingredients Pavs, Cauliflower
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Pav Bhaji

  • 8 Pavs
  • 1 cup Cauliflower grated
  • 1 medium Green capsicum chopped
  • ¼ cup Green peas
  • 3-4 medium Potatoes boiled and peeled
  • + for sprinkling Pav bhaji masala 2 tablespoons
  • + for roasting Butter 4 tablespoons
  • 2 medium + to serve Onions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 4 medium Tomatoes chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli paste
  • 1 tablespo + for sprinkling Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • for garnish Coriander sprig
  • to serve Lemon wedges


  1. Heat 3 tablespoons butter in a non-stick pan. Add onion, mix and sauté for a minute.
  2. Add ginger paste and garlic paste, mix and sauté well.
  3. Add tomatoes, mix and add salt, red chilli paste, mix and cook on low heat for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add cauliflower, capsicum and green peas and mix well. Add pav bhaji masala and mix well. Reduce heat, add some water, cover and cook till vegetables are done.
  5. Mash potatoes and add along with chopped coriander. Mash well with a masher.
  6. Add some water, mix, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  7. Slit pavs and apply butter on them.
  8. Heat 1 tablespoon butter on a non-stick tawa, sprinkle some chopped coriander and pav bhaji masala on it, place the pavs and roast them on both sides.
  9. Transfer the bhaji in a serving bowl and garnish with a coriander sprig. Place the bowl on a serving platter and serve immediately with roasted pavs, chopped onion and lemon wedges.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1863
Carbohydrates 280.8
Protein 42.8
Fat 63.4
Other Fiber Fiber- 32.5gm