How to make Bhurji Pav -

Scrambelled eggs with vegetables.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Street Food.

Main Ingredients : Egg (अंडा), Pav (पाव)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Bhurji Pav

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Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Bhurji Pav Recipe

  • Egg beaten 6

  • Pav 8

  • Onion chopped 2 medium

  • Tomato chopped 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chilli chopped 4

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • For Serving

  • Ghee 2-3 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Heat the ghee in a kadai; add the onions and sauté over medium heat for three to four minutes till light golden. Add the tomatoes and salt and continue to cook over low heat for another two minutes.

Step 2

Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and green chillies and cook, covered, for one minute, or till the ghee separates. Add the eggs and allow to cook for two minutes over medium heat without stirring. Continue to cook the eggs for another two minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 3

Add the coriander leaves, cook for half a minute and transfer to a serving bowl. Heat the butter in a thick-bottomed pan or a tawa.

Step 4

Split the pav horizontally in half and fry in the butter for half a minute, pressing down on the pav two or three times, till crisp and light brown. Serve the bhurji accompanied by the pav.

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