Lip Smacking Buttery: Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji Recipe: Street foods are being loved by many people. Whenever you go to the market you must be looking for different food vendors at the roadside, because the food they serve tastes authentic.

Pav bhaji is one of the most loved street food that many people want to have when they go out.

Pav Bhaji originated in Maharashtra, has become the famous street food in many states. The bhaji is blended with many vegetables, spices and loads of butter. A good amount of butter is the key to the delicious recipe.

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Lots of vegetables make it nutritious, whereas different spices and butter make it delicious.

The spicy bhaji is served with a Pav, which is the form of bread.

Pav Bhaji Recipe Ingredients:

  • Potatoes – 2 Medium size
  • Peas – 1 Cup
  • Cauliflower – 1 cup diced
  • Capsicum – ½ Cup diced
  • Onion – 1 diced
  • Tomatoes – 1 diced
  • Green chilli – 2, finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves – 2 tablespoon
  • Bhaji Masala – 1 tablespoon
  • Salt – 1 tablespoon, or according to your taste.
  • Red Chilli Powder – ½ Tablespoon
  • Coriander Powder – 1 Tablespoon
  • Turmeric Powder – ¼ Tablespoon
  • Butter – 3 – 4 Tablespoon
  • Cumin Powder – ½ Tablespoon
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tablespoon

Pav Bhaji Recipe Preparation:

1. Take a pressure cooker; add potatoes, peas, and cauliflower. Add 1 cup of water. Allow it to whistle twice.

2. Take a pan, heat it. Add 2 tablespoon butter and let it melt.

3. Add ginger garlic paste and green chilli, sauté for 1 minute.

4. Now add onion, roast it till it gets golden brown.

5. Add chopped capsicum, and let it cook till it gets tender.

6. Add tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder and mix them well.

7. You may cover the pan for 2 minutes till the tomatoes get soft.

8. Open the cooker and mash all the vegetables using a masher.

9. When the tomatoes are cooked, add all the vegetables.

10. Now add salt and bhaji masala and mix them well.

11. Let it cook for 5-6 minutes.

12. You can also add 1 cup water if the consistency is very thick.

13. Don’t forget to stir in between.

14. Now the bhaji is ready to serve.

15. Garnish it with coriander leaves, onion and a tablespoon of butter.


• Cut the Pav from between.
• Heat the Pan put some butter on it and roasts the pav till they turn brown.
• Serve it with Bhaji.


• Cook it with lots of patience and butter.
• You can use lemon as well, prefer according to your taste.

Written by Saakshi Gupta

As per qualification, I have done MBA (Finance) from GGSIPU. Based out from Delhi and Market Research Professional since 2013, but have a passion for food and cooking. I love to try making different new recipes. My other hobbies are reading novels especially suspense and murder mystery, and also listening to music.


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