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Friday, May 6, 2011

PAV BHAJI

Ingredients:
Potatoes(chopped) - 1 large
Carrot(chopped) - 1 medium
Cauliflower(cut into florets) - 1 cup
Bellpepper(chopped) - 1/2 small
Green beans(chopped) - 10-12
Green peas - 1/4 cup
Onions(finely chopped) - 1 medium
Tomatoes(finely chopped) - 2 medium
Greenchilli(finely chopped) - 1-2
Ginger paste - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - To taste
Pav bhaji masala - 1 1/2 tbsp
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves(chopped) - 3 tbsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Butter - 1 tbsp

Pav bread or Hamburger bun - 8-10
Butter - as required

Method:
Pressure cook the chopped potatoes,carrot,cauliflower,greenbeans and green peas along with a cup of water.
Drain the excess water and keep aside. Mash the cooked vegetables using a masher.
Heat oil in pan,add green chillies and onions. Saute for 3-4 mins.
Add ginger paste and saute for 2-3 mins. Add bellpepper and saute for another 2-3 mins.
Add salt,turmeric powder,red chilli powder and pav bhaji masala. Mix well.
Add tomatoes and cook until soft and mushy. Add mashed vegetables along with drained water. Reduce the heat and continue cooking for 15 more mins.
As the gravy thickens, turn off heat. Garnish with butter(1 tbsp),lemon juice and coriander leaves.
Lightly toast the pavs or buns with butter. Serve the warm bhaji with pav and chopped onions.

2 comments:

Jay said...

wow.. pass d plate Rekha..really tempting..:P
Tasty Appetite

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Masala luks so delicious...Luv it:)