Soya Pav Bhaji

Pav bhaji is one of the most popular street foods of Mumbai. When soya granules are added, it makes is more healthy while not compromising on its taste. Being high on protein content, soya granules add their unique texture raise the pav bhaji to another level

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Soya Pav Bhaji

Soya Pav Bhaji

Main ingredients Soya granules, Butter,Pav, Onion, Tomatoes, Pav bhaji masala, Capsicum, Potatoes
Cuisine Indian
Course Snack
Prep time 25-30 minutes
Cook time 20-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Savoury
Level of cooking Easy
Others Veg





·         1 cup soya granules, soaked for 20 minutes and drained

·         2 tbsps butter + to serve

·         1 large onion, finely chopped + to serve

·         1½ tbsps ginger-garlic paste

·         2 medium tomatoes, chopped

·         ½ cup tomato puree

·         Salt to taste

·         1 tbsp red chilli paste

·         1½ tbsps pav bhaji masala

·         1 tsp red chilli powder

·         ¾ cup grated cauliflower

·         1 small green capsicum, chopped

·         2 medium potatoes, boiled, peeled and grated

·         3 tbsps chopped fresh coriander leaves + a sprig to garnish

·         Buttered pavs to serve

·         Lemon wedges to serve




1.      Heat butter in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.

2.      Add ginger-garlic paste,mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

3.      Add tomatoes, tomato puree, salt and red chilli paste and mix well. Saute, stirring continuously, till the fat separates.

4.      Add pav bhaji masala and red chilli powder and mix well. Add cauliflower, green capsicum, potatoes and soya granules and mix well.

5.      Add 3 cups water, mix, cover and cook for 10-12 minutes.

6.      Mash the mixture well with a masher. Add coriander leaves and mix well.

7.      Transfer the mixture into a serving bowl. Put a dollop of butter on top and garnish with coriander sprig.

8.      Serve hot with buttered pavs, chopped onion and lemon wedges.