How To Make Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji - Recipe

How To Make

Mumbai Style

Pav Bhaji 



Pav Bhaji is a popular Indian street food that consists of a spicy mix of mashed vegetables and soft rolls. Pav Bhaji is usually served with a generous amount of butter, with a little chopped fresh onion and lemon juice. The roasted pavé with butter is eaten with vegetable puree or bhaji.


Oil – 1 tbsp
Pathar Phool (lichen) – 1no
Garlic chopped – 1/2 tbsp
Green chili – 1 no
Carrots chopped – 1/4 cup
Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
Potato mashed – 1cup
Salt – to taste
Water – 2 1/2 cups
Methi Leaves (Fenugreek) – a pinch
Butter – 2 tbsp
Onion chopped – 1/4 cup
Ginger chopped – 1/2 tbsp
Beans chopped – 1/4 cup
Cauliflower grated – 1/4 cup
Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder – 1 tsp
Tomato puree – 3/4 cup
Pepper powder – a pinch
Green peas – 1/2 cup
Pao (soft buns) – 6 nos

To make Bhaji

Heat the oil and butter in a saucepan, add pather Phool and sauté.

Add chopped onion, garlic, ginger, and chopped green chili.
Sauté for 3-4 minutes.

Now add chopped beans, carrots, and cauliflower.

Add salt and mix for 2-3 minutes.

Add turmeric, chili powder, coriander powder, and cumin powder.

Stir for a while and add boiled mashed potatoes.

Cook for a few minutes and then add the tomato puree.

Cook until oil comes out.

Now add water, green peas, and methi leaves powder and boil until thick.

Cut the pav from the center, apply the butter and roast it on the hot pan.

Serve crispy pav with creamy Bhaji.