Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav bhaji is a popular Mumbai snack. Pav bhaji is made of minced assorted vegetables and spiced with pav bhaji masala. Learn how to make easy pav bhaji masala.

Pao Bhaji


  • 12 Pav buns
  • 2 Onions
  • 3 tsp Dhania Powder
  • 5 Tomatoes
  • 2 tsp Jeera Powder
  • 3 Potatoes
  • 2 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 cup Peas
  • 4 tsp Pav Bhajji masala
  • 1/2 cup Carrot
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup Beans
  • 1/2 cup Coriander for garnish
  • 1/2 cup Cabbage
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Capsicum
  • 1 cup Cauliflower
  • 1′ piece Ginger
  • Garlic optional
  • 2 Green chillies finely chopped

How to make pav bhaji masala:

  1. Heat a pan with oil & add the onions. Fry till translucent. Add tomatoes,salt,add all the powders and fry till the oil floats on top.
  2. Steam all the other vegetables seperately & add them to the onion mixture.
  3. Add a cup of water & let it cook to boiling consistency. Then With the help of a potato masher keep mashing the mixture till it cooks nicely.
  4. When all the vegetables are cooked thoroughly garnish with coriander & lemon juice and serve with Pav.

For the pavs:

  1. Slit open the pavs from the middle. Apply butter in the inside & place them on a pre-heated frying pan.When they get golden brown from the inside take them off.
  2. Serve hot pav with bhajji.