How to make Pav Bhaji - SK Khazana -

One of the most popular Mumbai street foods – it is a full meal in itself

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Pavs (पाव)

Cuisine : Mumbai

Course : Snacks and Starters

Pav Bhaji - SK Khazana

Pav Bhaji - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pav Bhaji - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and grated 3/4 cup

  • Pavs 8

  • Pav bhaji masala 2 tablespoon + to sprinkle

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Medium onions finely chopped 3

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Medium tomatoes finely chopped 3

  • Tomato paste 1 tablespoon

  • Carrots boiled and mashed 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Medium green capsicum finely chopped 1

  • Butter 1 tablespoon + as required

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon wedges a few


Step 1

Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add half the onions and sauté till lightly browned.

Step 2

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute. Add tomatoes and mix well. Add tomato paste and mashed carrots, mix well and cook till tomatoes turn soft and pulpy.

Step 3

Add salt and 1 tablespoon pav bhaji masala, mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Add potatoes and mix well. Add a little water, mix well, cover and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Add capsicum and mix well. Add some more water and remaining pav bhaji masala, mix well and simmer for a minute.

Step 5

Add butter and coriander leaves, mix well, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 6

Slit the pavs horizontally, apply some butter and sprinkle some pav bhaji masala on them.

Step 7

Serve with hot bhaji, remaining chopped onions and lemon wedges

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