Pavbhaji Bun

A quick and easy but delicious recipe served in a different way.

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Pavbhaji Bun
Main Ingredients Brown Pav, Pavbhaji Masala
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Pavbhaji Bun

  • 8 Brown Pav
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Pavbhaji Masala
  • 3 tablespo for shallow frying Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 medium Onions chopped
  • 1 Green chilli chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 medium Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 medium Green capsicum chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green peas blanched and mashed
  • 4 medium Potatoes boiled and grated
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice


  1. Heat two tablespoons butter and oil in a non-stick pan and add three fourth of the onions and sauté till light golden. Add the green chilli and ginger-garlic paste. Stir-fry for half a minute.
  2. Add half the tomatoes and cook on medium heat for three to four minutes, stirring continuously or till the oil separates from the masala.
  3. Add the capsicum, green peas, potatoes and one cup of water. Bring it to a boil and simmer for ten minutes, pressing with back of the spoon a few times, till all the vegetables are completely mashed. Add the pavbhaji masala, salt and the remaining tomatoe
  4. Cook on medium heat, stirring continuously, for two minutes or till the mixture is thick and of spreading consistency. Add the fresh coriander, lemon juice and one tablespoon of butter and remove from heat.
  5. Allow to cool slightly. Slit the pavs without cutting through. Spread some of the pav bhaji on the lower half. Apply some butter on the both the outer surfaces of the pav.
  6. Heat a flat non-stick tawa, place the pavs on them and roast on low heat till golden and crisp on the outside.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1897
Carbohydrates 244.6
Protein 34.2
Fat 87.1
Other Fiber Fiber- 23.5gm