Tuesday, May 20, 2008





Pav ---------------------1 packet(contains 16 slices)

Tomatoes------------- 2 big ones
Onions-----------------2 big ones(1 chopped &1 sliced)

Carrots----------------1 big one

Potato-----------------2 large ones

Beans------------------12-18 chopped

Peas--------------------1/2 cup of standard measuring cup
Cloves,Cinnamon-----6 sticks each

Coriander seeds--------1-1/2 tbp

Green chillies-----------5
Red chilli powder--------1 tsp

Peppercorn--------------1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds-------------2 tbp

Ginger garlic paste-------1 tbp

Lemon Juice-------------1 tbp

Pav bhaji masala---------1 tsp


For Making Bhaji:

1.Clean and peel the skin of carrot,potato,onions sliced and chop them to medium sized pieces.
2.Boil water in a presuure cooker and add carrots,potatoes,peas,beans,cauliflower,big tomatoes.
3.Turn off when it comes to 3 whistles and dont let pressure go out.
4.Now heat oil in a pan and add coriander seeds,peppercor,green chillies,cloves,cinnamon, 1tbp cumin seeds and fry till seeds start turning light brown.
5.Grind them to a fine powder and add boiled&cooled tomatoes to them.
6.Grind the tomatoes along with the powder and make smooth puree adding little water.
7.Now after letting them to coool down drain out the water from boiled vegetables and mash them.You should be able to leave small lumps of potatoes.Donot make like a paste.
8..Heat oil in a wide vessel and add cumin seeds,onions and fry till they turn golden brown.
9.Add ginger garlic paste,mashed vegetables and fry for few minutes.
10Now add the tomato puree and let it come to boil.
11.You may add water to get required consistency.
12.Now add the pav bhaji masala,enough salt ,chilli powder.Add depending on your taste.
13.Turn off and pour lemon juice and mix well.
14.Transfer to small serving balls with coriander and chopped onions on the top.
15.Can add either butter or ghee for nice flavor.

For Making Pav:
1.Cut the pav into half along vertical direction making 12 pieces from 1 packet of 6.
2.Heat a wide pan and melt either butter or ghee.
3.Place the slices on the pan and see that all the sides are properly cooked.
4.Transfer to serving plate.
5.Have fun with Pav and Bhaji together.

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