How to make Pav bhaaji - mumbai popular street food recipes
Pav bhaji is an all time favourite at my place. I make it so frequently, but never actually quite blogged about it. The reason being, it was polished off before I could even take a photo. An irresistable so called street food ,indeed. Its popular all over India especially the one available in mumbai is the most popular.Its quite spicy when we used to have it in the streets of India. So I make it mildly spiced especially for the kids and we all love it that way. Its easy and ideal dish to make for get togethers and birthday parties.
- Red chilly powder- 1tsp(you can add more if you like it hot and spicy)
- turmeric powder- 1tsp
Pav bhaaji masala- 2tsp(any brand, I used everest)
- Cook potatoes,carrots,peas and capsicum in a pressure cooker till tender enoughto mash them.
- Heat oil and one spoon of butter in a pan.
- Add Ginger garlic green chilly paste.
- Add onions and saute for sometime.
- Add the tomatoes. Saute and cook tomatoes till they are soft and mixed well.
- Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder,coriander powder.
- Add the cooked vegetables and mix well.
- Mash the vegetables well with a mechanical masher or the spoon you are using to stir.
- Add the pav bhaji masala.
- Keep stirring till the vegetables get mixed well with the masala.
- While serving, squeeze lime on it and garnish with raw onions,coriander leaves and butter.
For the pav-
- Cut them into halves. Apply little butter and both sides. Sprinkle a little salt and red chilly powder(optional). Toast them on a hot tava.
- Serve the bhaaji with the toasted pav. Serve hot.
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7 things I say often-
1.laksh, please...(maximum of my time running behind my 1 year old, asking him not to do this or that..)
2. Good boy(thats something which I say quite often,encouraging my son to stop doing some mischief he is upto)
3.O god(when I have forgetten something)
4. Hey bhagwann(when I am tired or amused)
5.yenna ( means "what" in tamil, I mostly use it to begin a conversation)
6.when will I finish all the work(seems to be never ending)
7 things I did before
1.spend lot of time reading lovely books(something which I have not done for sometime now)
2.Worked for a couple of years before I got married.
3.Had a great time with friends during my post grad and when I was working.
4. Did a lot of handwork and craft when there was lots of time when I was newly married.
5. Learned to cook.
6. Learned to drive but never practiced..
7.Visited malaysia and bali with my hubby
7 things I do now
2. Spend time with my son.
3. Cook and the usual house activities
4. Experiment new cuisines and baking
5. Chat with friends while I take my son to a nearby park.
6. Watch tv
7.chat with my hubby atleast for 30 minutes everyday after he returns from office(to update him and get updated with all news)
7 things I want to do
2. Learn more of baking techniques and cake decoration
3. Learn to make greeting cards and other new crafts
4. Teach my son(lots of things in my mind..lets see)
5. Travel to all interesting places atleast once in my lifetime.
6. Resume my reading habit
7. Enjoy every moment.
7 things which attract me about the opposite sex
3.understanding(understand before I say something)
4. Talks a lot with a good sense of humour
6.Decent and dignified
7. knows what to do at the right time and right place
7 favourite foods
1. Dal chaval
2. Almost all sweets and chocolates
4. Green chilly pickle
6.Anything with paneer
7.All chaat items